Friend, Joy Becker, finishes this blog series sheer bravery. Her willingness to express where she is on this messy journey of privilege and racial reconciliation is authentic. I’ve been honored to collaborate and share the perspectives of Mika, Amy and Joy during the past four weeks. Perspectives unlike my own. I’ve grown. I pray thatContinue reading “My Messy Beginning”
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Miseducation of Privilege
As a Black Christian woman I have more anxiety on the Sunday or Monday following tragic events such as the #Charlottesville attack because the work of racial reconciliation is exhausting. The Sunday following Charlottesville (which happened to be less than 24 hours later), I remember being hopeful as I entered church that I would regainContinue reading “Miseducation of Privilege”
Brothers Forgive Me
This unsolicited request for forgiveness is long overdue. This cry for forgiveness is birthed out of a new revelation of the deep and damaging impact of mass incarceration on men of color; men of color like my brothers. The brothers that I grew apart from long before we grew up because in their youth theyContinue reading “Brothers Forgive Me”
Legal Cannabis – Capitalization or Decriminalization?
“I was gonna clean my room until I got high I gonna get up and find the broom but then I got high My room is still messed up and I know why ‘Cause I got high…” – Afroman In just a few days, as a citizen of Ohio, I will have to option toContinue reading “Legal Cannabis – Capitalization or Decriminalization?”