We do not erase history when Confederate monuments come down. We want to dismantle a one-sided telling of history that glorifies the enslavement of black bodies and communities as a way to perpetuate present racial injustice.
Many pastors are asking themselves: “Am I enough?” during this pandemic. This article offers some self-assessment questions for moving forward.
The goal of Christian education racial justice is NOT to teach Christians on how to become “not racists.” The goal is to teach how we can be antiracist.
I shared what I’m learning about racial justice at a “Conversations towards Reconciliation” gathering hosted by the Charlottesville Clergy Collective, Thursday, May 23, 2019.
A reflection of how Charlottesville is grappling with its identity after August 12 and how faith leaders are working together to address systemic racism.
I participated in supporting the clergy response against the alt-right rally in Charlottesville on August 12, 2017. Recently, my heart was cut to the quick when I reread Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” Particularly convicting was the first of two confessions by King: “First, I must confess that over the past …
Black History Month has taken up new meaning for me this year. In the past, I intellectually understood why we need to set aside time to remember, acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of black people and culture in the United States. However, for most of my life, I thought Black History Month was really more …