Neck and neck: George Floyd’s death is a symbol of racialized oppression

“Why is it that Christianity seems impotent to deal radically, and therefore effectively, with the issues of discrimination and injustice on the basis of race, religion and national origin?” | Howard Thurman, Jesus and the Disinherited “The white man’s foot is on my neck.”  I heard this expression as a child.  It was used to […]

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Why do we keep ending up here?

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. asked the question, “Where do we go from here?” His book Where do we go from here: Chaos or Community was published in 1967 and offers an essential question for meditation and movement.  It is a inquiry that requires us to look at our feet and to assess our surroundings. […]

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View From the Top of the Box

I have been thinking about why I think the way that I do about race.  I am well- read on the historical origins of the social construct of race and current practice of its progeny, here being prejudice, stereotypes, white privilege and racial profiling.  I hear the stories and have been a part of my […]

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