As the celebration goes on for America’s Birthday, we are also in the space of racial reckoning. White Backlash reminds us that we’ve seen this place before. I can remember while growing up at about the age of being just … Continue reading Deja vu, Or Something Else?
President Johnson Ponders Dr. King and the process of getting the Voting Rights Act of 1965 worked out. On reflection, this is more of the Deja vu we are experiencing. As this generation walks through the social-political minefields of our day … Continue reading Like a Broken Record
“Any real change implies the breakup of the world as one has always known it, the loss of all that gave one an identity, the end of safety. And at such a moment, unable to see and not daring to imagine … Continue reading Breaking Fear Through Faith & Justice
Race is a sociopolitical construct, a long word and a long way of saying that human beings made it up. Not revelation brought down from a mountain like Moses in Exodus but it was built into a system of oppression … Continue reading Tear it down
In today’s America, various institutions are divested into transparent, Glass Houses. The Glass House analogy is for two reasons; the first is institutional’ fragility. Among numerous white Evangelicals, many are classified as white working-class Americans. Swaths of them grew increasingly … Continue reading Compromise Hidden in Plain Sight
Compromise is the cauterizing of our collective soul. The 3/5ths compromise is just one example of our collective soul compromising and cauterization. As a nation, we have a history that is not consistent with our pledge to be “One nation, … Continue reading Compromise & Cauterization