Realizing the Civil Rights Dream…

Sunday, 26 November 2017, 19:57 | Category : Reconciliation Reflections
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Grace and Race Ministries,Inc.hosted a conversation with Dr. Kenneth B. Bedell to discuss his book, Realizing the Civil Rights Dream:Diagnosing and Treating American Racism. Rev. Jesse Jackson wrote the forward to the book. One thing is abundantly clear, racism is still alive. We must develop an understanding of the relevance of historical contexts, social, cultural, […]

Uniting Against Violence and Racism

Sunday, 26 November 2017, 19:25 | Category : Reconciliation Reflections
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The Rev. Dr. Mary Ivey, Founder of Maine Street Ministries, extends an urgent invitation to the launching of “America’s Love, Race and Grace Partnership Program for the World!” The purpose is to plan community strategies to move forward against “BULLYING, DOMESTIC AND COMMUNITY VIOLENCE, AND RACISM” through the Love, Race and Grace humanitarian program. Wednesday, […]

Collaborative Bridge Builders

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 13:48 | Category : Events, Racial Justice, Reconciliation Reflections
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    Grace and Race Ministries, Inc. and Colesville United Methodist Church, in Silver Spring, Maryland, will be hosting a discussion with Dr. F. Willis Johnson, author of Holding up Your Corner: Talking About Race in Your Community. We will explore ways people of faith can work together to promote social justice and racial understanding. […]

No Passive Reconciliation, Please

Monday, 6 February 2017, 20:55 | Category : Reconciliation Reflections
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Reverend J. Frederika Eaddy has written a bold and timely message to those who have the responsibility of preaching God’s Word. Sometimes out of the desire to get to the “Good News” we may fail to provide the emotional space  and practical application people need as they wrestle with their realities.  Preaching reconciliation is incomplete […]

A Child Will Lead Them…

By Rev. Brenda Girton-Mitchell I thought you might like this story from The Washington Post. Ten-year-olds tackle ‘The Lie’ of demeaning stereotypes in powerful video Elementary schoolchildren aim to counter the “lies” they hear about Muslims, African Americans, Latinos, Asians, girls: “I’m not a thief.” “I’m not a terrorist.” https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/ten-year-olds-tackle-the-lie-of-demeaning-stereotypes-in-powerful-video/2016/12/02/69b7e162-b02a-11e6-8616-52b15787add0_story.html   10-Year-Olds Tackle the Lies […]