American slavery is being discussed again. But, not because African Americans brought it up. It is in the news due to debates around the removal of Confederate statues. It seems that there is a way to talk about American slavery that persons are comfortable with. If it is about honoring so- called war heroes that […]
We give and spend millions of dollars in hopes of curing diseases that infect the body and prematurely take the lives of those we love. Worthy causes they all are. We also need to invest in a cure for race. This social infection compromises our relationships, vanquishes our self- awareness and understanding of our neighbors, […]
Undoing Racism in America’s Cities is a discussion with city leaders and other experts on local efforts to respond to the national crises that have elevated issues of race, racism, racial healing and racial equity.
During this season of Advent, we remember and celebrate the coming of Jesus Christ, of divine feet on earth, of God with us. Still, I can’t help but wonder what the world is coming to. The recent death of Laquan McDonald still has my mind reeling. What is happening to us? What is happening to my […]
The news reporting is the same. Same angles, views and I suspect that is the same pencil used to sketch and draw the same conclusions. The words used to describe race relations remains unchanged: allies and hate mongers, race cards and race baiting, tolerance, forgiveness and reconciliation. We reach conclusions that are the same as before. […]