We are busy people Constantly pulled in multiple directions Our minds full of information Task-oriented lists Calendars with conflicting meetings Agendas overflowing Our only pause is our sleep We are busy people So in times like these when chaos is all around us With threats of international war, Intentional efforts to further marginalize the most … Continue reading Making Time for Liberation and Justice
I wish white America cared about police brutality as much as they cared about preserving white safety. Maybe the police would think twice before killing people who looked like me. And I would have loved to hear Sandra’s side of the story on The Today Show.
But even if the economics of DACA were reversed, the gospel call would be no different. We are a people who embrace the stranger because we too were strangers once.
Dear Brother, You have told me many, many times–and I’m sure you’ll tell me again–that you are not an activist. You wear the shirts I buy you, and you welcome the book recommendations, but you refuse to clothe yourself in the word “activist.” You refuse to burden yourself with this label. I see where you … Continue reading Dear Brother: You Too Are an Activist
We need to figure out how to work through those tough moments when we say and do racist stuff. Because it is going to happen, the question is – how are we going to respond? It’s not going to be easy, but I’m rooting for you.
Implicit within the question “what are you?” is the subtext: once I know your race I’ll know everything there is to know about you.