Here is my latest Huffington Post “The Confederate Flag and the Fight to End Racism”. This piece was co-written with Rev. Jesse Jackson. Feel free to share…..
In the wake of the devastating terrorist attack on June 17, 2015 at Emanuel African Methodist Continue reading
While academic and popular studies of Buddhism have often neglected race as a factor of analysis, the issues concerning Continue reading
This is my latest post for “Feminist Studies in Religion” blog. As we send our children back to school and in light of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington, let us ponder again about racism.
My three kids went back to school a few weeks ago. Now I can’t get the song, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” out of my head, and it isn’t even Christmas! Continue reading
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
I am reposting Samuel L. Caraballo’s very interesting post. it was originally posted on his site, samuelcaraballo.com site. Feel free to follow his blog.
“What then must we do?” This is the inevitable question faith communities across the nation face when dealing with racial and ethnic divides within their congregations and in society at large.
If it is true scientifically that there is no such thing as racial superiority, then we Continue reading
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This is a repost of my original column for Feminist Studies in Religion.
Much of my personal life intersects with race, religion, and gender issues. In some ways, the word intersects is too gentle. Perhaps collide better captures what occurs in my life as an Asian North American woman theologian, writer, minister, and mother. As I try to engage in theological dialogue, live in community with the dominant, unfamiliar culture, and raise my kids Continue reading
“It’s so nice and warm on the inside that you forget that there’s an outside. The worst of it is, the crab that mostly keeps you down is you…The realization had her mind on fire.” —Terry Pratchett, Unseen Academicals
I was heading home from speaking at the Presbyterian Church in Canada, Synod of British Columbia meeting when a short incident on the plane ended a rather wonderful Continue reading
This is a repost of my blog on Patheos. It is entitled “Through Hispanic Eyes-Theological Education and White Privilege.”
‘Puerto Rico is a beautiful island with lakes, rivers, mountains, rainforests and of course picturesque beaches. I received a warm welcome at the airport in San Juan: 92 degrees with 74% humidity. Despite the hot, humid weather conditions, I went with eagerness to explore the culture, history, and tradition of Puerto Rico and reflect upon theological education in light of Hispanic theology.’ Link