The solution to healing racial divisions is not as simple as spending more time in authentic, vulnerable, and transparent conversations.… Read More Are Statues Really Our Biggest Problem in America?
“The study is dangerous and risky. It will demand open and honest conversation.”… Read More A New Bible Study: “One Nation Under God -Healing Racial Divides In America”
Help your children become that vessel that shines brightly in the lives of all God’s people. … Read More How to Raise Children Who Embrace Diversity
On November 4, 2008, the 56th quadrennial United States presidential election was held. A changing of the guard was taking place. Republican President George W. Bush’s policies faced a stunning defeat and America was connecting with the campaign slogan of the junior Democratic Senator from Illinois, Barack Obama. America seemed invigorated with the idea… Read More Is There Life for Black America After President Obama?
RaciaAs a black woman from a tough part of the Bronx who grew up to attain all the markers of academic prestige, Dena Simmons knows that for students of color, success in school sometimes comes at the cost of living authentically. Now an educator herself, Simmons discusses how we might create a classroom that makes… Read More How Students of Color Confront Impostor Syndrome
In the ancient world, names had greater meaning. Your name could define your divine purpose. It could define how you would be a blessing to the world or fulfill a generational punishment. For example, Ishmael which means, “God (El) has hearkened,” suggests that “a child so named was regarded as the fulfillment of a divine… Read More Names Have Consequences