The Episcopal Church’s Province VII is pursuing racial reconciliation ideas are getting an added boost this year through an initiative called Building Bridges: Reaching Across the Lines.
I’m going to tell you a story about loving the stranger among us. I was not prepared for what happened when I attended a conference called “Facing Race.” As I sorted through possible workshop topics, I decided on “Multiracial Movements for Black Lives.” Its purpose was to better understand the...
Anyone who has watched Ava DuVernay’s spirit-wrenching documentary on the 13th amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which is streaming on Netflix, has had to grasp the cruel reality that although the United States has a little less than 5 percent of the world’s population, we have behind the...
In an effort to confront racism and heal from it, 175 people made a pilgrimage Saturday, Oct. 22 to Macon and marked where a 1922 lynch mob dumped the body of John “Cockey” Glover.
The Rt. Rev. Anne Hodges-Copple speaks to the Diocese about yesterday's shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte and the subsequent community response, both what has already happened and what is needed as we go forward.
The murder of three men and six women at a church in Charleston is a national tragedy, but in America, the killing of black people is an unending spectacle.
According to The Counted, a project of The Guardian, 136 African Americans have been killed by police so far this year. Alton Sterling was number 135. Philando Castile was number 136.
Freddie Gray, Walter Scott, Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, John Crawford, Jonathan Ferrell, Jordan Davis, Trayvon Martin ... Emmett Till. What do we have to do to stop these senseless fatal attacks upon black male bodies? Police body cameras, indictments, guilty verdicts and even...