If only getting woke were as simple as walking through a door. "Get woke" means becoming aware of social injustices --and it applies especially to those of us born with unrecognized privilege. Getting woke is the process of recognizing our privilege and understanding that others may not have the . . .
As the birth of Christ is celebrated all over the United States, we'd do well to live by his example. Words I never thought I would utter: "Honey, help me remember to bring the "women against hate" sign to the solidarity event at the mosque tomorrow." Politics does make for strange bedfellows, . . .
Well, ok, here's the thing. Some people may not agree and if you don't, I'd like to hear your respectful disagreement. Read on: We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. ~Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We’re all born into a culture and grow up absorbing its values and . . .
What would it mean to live in a city whose people were changing each other’s despair into hope? – You yourself must change it. – what would it feel like to know your country was changing? – You yourself must change it. – Though your life felt arduous new and unmapped and strange what would it mean . . .
I have decided to stick with love.Hate is too great a burden to bear.-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.For those of you too young to remember,this is the way it wasin the 1960s South.Law enforcement set dogs on protesters.Civil rights workers were murdered.Makes a little pepper spray look tame in . . .