Tag Archives: Racism

A Call for More Than Judicial Remedies to the Killing of African American Boys and Men

Regardless of your tradition, this is a thoughtful piece. By the Reverend Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, II Director, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Office of Public Witness The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Office of Public Witness is the voice of Presbyterian public policy and advocates … Continue reading

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How Do We Deal with Our Privilege?

From Class Action (http://www.classism.org/): How do we deal with our privilege? Almost all of us have experience with being on the up-side of a social identity, meaning we have more advantages or protections than those targeted by an oppression such … Continue reading

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Join PICO’s Lifelines to Healing Campaign

From the PICO National Network (http://www.piconetwork.org): The recent verdict about Trayvon Martin’s death has caused has caused deep pain in communities of color. But that pain didn’t begin here. We have witnessed African-American and Latino youth who are struggling to … Continue reading

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MLK’s ‘Letter From A Birmingham Jail’ Inspires Christian Clergy Group

Shared by Faith in Public Life (http://www.faithinpubliclife.org):   By Kevin Eckstrom – Religion News Service January 15, 2011   A coalition of Christian churches answered the Rev. Martin Luther King’s 1963 “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” conceding that Americans have often … Continue reading

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United Methodist Bishops Oppose Racism

From the United Methodist Church General Board of Church and Society (http://www.umc-gbcs.org):   Back immigration reform By Heather Hahn   PANAMA CITY, Panama (UMNS) — United Methodist bishops have called on Christians to overcome racism and other sources of animosity … Continue reading

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Intercultural Competency: Being an Effective Leader in a Diverse, Changing World—November 11, Harrisburg

Intercultural Competency: Being an Effective Leader in a Diverse, Changing World November 11, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Harrisburg First Church of the Brethren, 219 Hummel Street, Harrisburg Registration: $25, which includes lunch with a vegetarian option; register online at www.brethren.org/ericlaw2010 0.5 … Continue reading

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12th Annual Summit Against Racism—January 23, Pittsburgh

Title: 12th Annual Summit Against Racism—January 23, Pittsburgh Location: East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Highland Ave., Pittsburgh Description: Inspiring speakers, skill building strategies for our justice movements and more! (1-2pm, join Black Voices for Peace at weekly vigil outside, … Continue reading

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Harry Flournoy: How My Team Succeeded in the Face of Racism, March 15 & 16

Harry Flournoy was one of five black starters who led the Texas Western Miners to the 1966 NCAA men’s basketball title, beating the all-white Kentucky Wildcats in the final. It was the first step in the desegregation of college sports … Continue reading

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