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Now what?

Much has happened since we wrote our last blog in December. I know my social media feeds are full of arguments, passionate points-of-view and a lot of ALL CAPS statements of righteousness or outrage. 192 more words

Higher Education

Hate Loses Power

Daily Lift by Skip Phinney

Governments around the world are adopting very different strategies to deal with a growing sense of the differences between us.  Many of these strategies exaggerate the differences and diminish our similarities, and fear is often the outcome. 42 more words

Spiritual Identity

Spiritual Foundations of Racial Justice

At this time of bitter political division around the world, in this time of rising racial tensions, I find myself asking, “Who will bring healing to us?  429 more words

The Prism

By Narcissa Lyons

Note to reader – This was written maybe 15 years ago but sadly now rather more relevant

Dark, green leaves and sticky heat, 1,283 more words

Page Without Prose

When family inflicts pain

This past Thanksgiving, my sister dis-invited my significant other (S.O.) to the dinner that was being held at her place.  She sent a text message, stating that her baby-daddy did not want him to join them for dinner because of what he did two years ago. 641 more words

Life

Perhaps the Most Important Thing You'll Teach This Year

It’s not my aim to be political, but no matter one’s affiliation, it’s hard to deny that racial tension has resurfaced in this country. It would seem teachers have their work cut out for them, and with Martin Luther King Day and Black History Month right around the corner, now is the time to start preparing lessons that will help the current generation of children overcome such issues. 310 more words

Mack Lewis

Perhaps the Most Important Thing You'll Teach This Year

It’s not my aim to be political, but no matter one’s affiliation, it’s hard to deny that racial tension has resurfaced in this country. It would seem teachers have their work cut out for them, and with Martin Luther King Day and Black History Month right around the corner, now is the time to start preparing lessons that will help the current generation of children overcome such issues. 310 more words

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