"Black lives matter", Race, Race and Criminality, Race and Culture, Race and Music, Race and Police Brutality, Race and Protest

This is America

Recently, the news has covered incidents involving African American persons being physically and verbally assaulted, bullied, disturbed, falsely arrested, harassed and questioned for doing things considered normal in any other context or culture, that is, barbecuing, eating, shopping, sitting on one’s porch, sleeping, vacationing.  Persons would argue that there is an increase in such episodes.… Continue reading This is America

Healing from Race, Ministry of Reconciliation, Race and Civil Rights, Race and Culture, Race and Law Enforcement, Race and Police Brutality, Race and the Criminal Justice System, Racial Profiling

Race Together

Race Together is a new initiative and partnership between Starbucks and USA Today. They are hoping to get their customers talking about race.  Race Together hopes to tackle racism through conversation and there is much to talk about with the recent death of an African American Mississippi man, Otis James Byrd, the alleged assault of a… Continue reading Race Together