“…to wean yourselves from these narrow prejudices which you have imbibed with respect to them, and as Job proposed to his friends “Put your Souls in their Souls stead,” thus shall your hearts be enlarged with kindness and benevolence toward them…” – Benjamin Banneker to Thomas Jefferson
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Systemic Racism: Then and Now
No Miles Between Us Virtual Run 4 Justice
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A healthy conversation about positive ways to create allyship
Change the way you think about things; then the way you feel about them will change.
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“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela
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“We are still talking about race because we have never truly acknowledged that every single system we have in our society was built on racism. Every. Single. One.”
I have heard many comments lately about how we should all be kind and love one another. I even listened to a devotion the other day about the Good Samaritan who took care of the Jewish man who had been beaten and left for dead along the Jericho road, the moral being we should love and care for all of God’s children. I am certainly not disagreeing with those sentiments. Our world would be a much better place today if we had all been kind and loving from the moment human life began. However, only focusing on kindness and love dismisses a much deeper societal problem and glosses over the fact that all of us are complicit in its proliferation, whether we admit it or not.
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