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This is my latest Huffington Post piece called, “I Can’t Breathe”. It is co-written with Rev. Jesse Jackson. Please share.
When Eric Garner was held in a chokehold on Staten Island on July 17, 2014, by New York City police officer Daniel Panteleo, he yelled 11 times, “I can’t breathe.” The medical examiner’s office ruled Garner’s death a Continue reading
I am no expert on marriage, but I needed to respond to Seth Adam Smith’s latest post on “Marriage isn’t for you”. Here is my latest post for Feminist Studies in Religion.
I read Seth Adam Smith’s post, “Marriage isn’t for you,” and thought it had some good advice, but does it really speak to women today? I rarely write in response to a blog post, but this one kept gnawing at me for days, so I needed to reflect on it to articulate why his understanding of marriage did not sit right with me. Continue reading