Confronting Racism

Monday, 24 April 2017, 10:54 | Category : Ambassadors Call, Racial Justice, Teachable Moments, Words to Grow By
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God gave me the vision to establish Grace and Race Ministries, Inc. in 2008. The most frequent response I hear is “talking about racism is too hard.” But I know the most difficult conversation about race and racism is the one we never have. This work must be personal. It starts with the word “I” […]

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 […]

Children and Grace

Tuesday, 15 January 2013, 23:25 | Category : Children and Youth, Reconciliation Reflections, Teachable Moments
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By Rev. Brenda Girton-Mitchell, Founder & President I spend a lot of my time focused on what we can do to help our children prepare for success in life. I read a lot of research studies and attend numerous seminars and discussions.  One of my great takeaways is this: all children can learn! What they learn […]

A Postscript

Thursday, 29 March 2012, 13:45 | Category : Racial Justice, Teachable Moments
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By Rev. Arnette L. Georges, Esq. Rev. Copeland-Tune’s article, Hoodies, Skittles and a Plea for Justice, was complete in every respect, but I thought we could all benefit from a cursory legal analysis of the Trayvon Martin case, thus I offer this postscript. I am not a parent, but I consider myself to be a […]

Hoodies, Skittles and A Plea for Justice

Sunday, 25 March 2012, 0:37 | Category : Racial Justice, Teachable Moments
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By Rev. Leslie Copeland-Tune, D.Min.