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An Understanding of Life in the Diaspora

The movement of people from one place to another has always been part of the human experience. This movement can happen in two ways. It can be voluntary and involuntary, resulting in the creation of diasporic communities. 1,965 more words


* Q is for Quotations

“Friends For Freedom: The Story of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass” provides a fascinating account of an unlikely friendship lasting over 45 years.  The author, Susan Slade, spent three years researching their little-known relationship.   255 more words

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Diverse Perspectives on Leading Multi-Cultural Missional Communities

I was so honored to collaborate with Ruthie Johnson of the Missio Alliance Writing Team to address the following concern.

A Lack of Resources
I recently heard this from a Pastor: 409 more words


* B is being a black boy

When my teaching widower and I bought this figure (above), the sales clerk used every white code she could think of to help us “recognize” the boy’s race.   335 more words

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Res Life hosts #RaceMatters discussion on 'Whiteness'

By Kelly Haberstroh

Dr. Anne-Claire Fisher of the School of Education led a talk on March 21 with Nichole Gonzalez, Executive Director for Residential Living & Conduct and Chief Judicial Officer, as part of the Civil Dialogue series for #RaceMatters. 711 more words

Building Bridges - Healing Divides

Participants in our February 11 forum identified many ways in which Columbia is divided. These included divides between neighbors and neighborhoods that reflect differences in race, age, income, and political affiliation. 125 more words

Building Community

Welcoming Nikki Toyama-Szeto to Missio Alliance

I’m thrilled to share that my friend, Nikki Toyama-Szeto, has joined the Leading Voices of Missio Alliance! I have been listening to and learning from Nikki for several years. 369 more words