What day is it? Justice for Ahmaud Arbery is late

Justice isn’t blind; the justice system willingly turns a blind eye. Ahmaud Arbery was shot and killed in Brunswick, Georgia, on February 23, but Tom Durden, the district attorney didn’t request a formal investigation until May 5.  On May 6, the Kingsland Office began the investigation, and Arbery’s killers, the father and son, Gregory and […]

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How We Emerge

Racism, prejudice and stereotypes are a problem. Most, if not all persons, would agree that they produce more conflicts than resolutions, offer more questions than answers. We need only watch the evening news or visit a news website to hear about yet another incident of violence incited by race.  But, no matter how many times […]

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Confessing Our Prejudices

“Do not judge, so that you may not be judged. For with the judgment you make you will be judged, and the measure you give will be the measure you get.” ~ Matthew 7.1-2, New Revised Standard Version There are some things that we don’t want to pray about, that we choose not to enter […]

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This Is Not A Spectator Sport

I am often dumbfounded at the number of persons who live their lives as if mere spectators. They talk about their lives as if they are not active participants but onlookers, as if narrators instead of characters. They share their experiences with race, racism and prejudice as if to say, “Do you see what racism […]

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Judging Prejudice

“The bird that would soar above the level plain of tradition and prejudice must have strong wings.” ~ Kate Chopin, The Awakening “Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never been loosened or fertilised by education: they grow there, firm as weeds among stones.” ~ Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre […]

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