Just Stay Home

If you are black American and you receive an invitation to join a conference on “diversity and justice,” know that you are being set up. That’s right. SET UP! Under the guise of thoughtfulness, consideration, and fellowship with similarly concerned professionals you will be heading into dangerous territory. Your hosts have hastily dropped landmines inContinue reading “Just Stay Home”

2014 “…and they’re still on the loose.” Beloved

I’ve been doing a little bit of thinking about Icons and the dangers that come with worshipping them. Given that this era is reflecting on the past 50 years, I’ve been thinking about the civil rights commemorations that have occurred–as well as those to come–the names we honor and sometimes, the violence their names shield.Continue reading “2014 “…and they’re still on the loose.” Beloved”

Measuring Lives through Currency

Museum honors young lives lost in church bombing. For some time now, I’ve been sitting on this report (hyperlink above offers a video news report and transcript of the interviews with the two women pictured above) on the exhibit on display at Atlanta’s new museum in tribute to the four girls killed in the KKKContinue reading “Measuring Lives through Currency”