I look forwarding to participating at the Big Tent, held at Washington University, St. Louis, July 6 -8th, 2017.
I will be co-leading a Workshop with Rev. Mark Koenig, “Disrupting Racism: Building the Intercultural Community” & speaking on a Panel, “What if the Women Left? Shattering and Reframing the Stained Glass Ceiling,” with Drs. Elizabeth Hinson-Hasty & Rhashell Hunter.
Read Teodora Domotor’s Book Review of my book, Contemplations from the Heart.
My book, Contemplations from the Heart was published in 2014 and it is a book on gender justice, racial justice and climate justice. I hope that many others will find this book useful for personal reflection, group discussion and/or Bible Study classes.
Theme: Women of Color, Hope, and the Politics of Resistance
I am reposting a column written by Dr. Alice Hunt for the Feminist Wire. It was originally posted on July 20, 2013. I am so thankful for this wonderful reflection on race.
Dear white friends—particularly my white, female friends—our system has failed us. This failure became ever more clear to me when I saw the post of a Facebook friend. “Mary Beth” is Continue reading
My middle daughter, Abby, is a soccer player. She has played since kindergarten. She is also the kid that we have to constantly ask to “stop kicking the ball in the house,” as she is always dribbling some spherical item off of any and every surface she can—including off of unsuspecting sisters and parental units. Continue reading
Have you ever watched children playing outside? I watched a small group of children playing in a yard recently. They were free to laugh, run and play and fully enjoyed the experience which brought joy to their Spirits and mine. Soon after this I had quite a different experience at Midway airport. Hundreds of people stood in lines delineated by barriers depicting a Continue reading
The first inaugural meeting for the “Society of Race Ethnicity and Religion” took place April 26-28, 2013 at Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and McCormick Theological Seminary.
We had a large gathering of graduate students, professors, scholars and activists who attended, participated and contributed to this inaugural meeting. Continue reading
This column appeared in the Opinion Page of The New York Times, December 17, 2012. It is written by my friend Dr. Carolyn Chen.
At the end of this month, high school seniors will submit their college applications and begin waiting to hear where they will spend the next four years of their lives. More than they might realize, the outcome will depend on race. If you are Asian, your chances of getting into the most selective colleges and universities will almost certainly be lower than if you are white. Continue reading