Living in Georgia during an election year wasn’t previously stressful like it is now. Prior to 2018, Georgia’s political leanings were fairly reliable. I had a general idea of which candidates would win and what color Georgia would be on maps when it popped up during news segments. I also knew from much earlier in … Continue reading Why I’m still voting.
Tag: Civil Rights Movement
Take a step.
There are times in life when things feel terribly ominous. It can feel like there is no point in hoping for good and no value in trying to do the right thing. My husband and I have been vaccinated and boosted. Our kids were vaccinated within a week of their inoculation coming to pharmacies near … Continue reading Take a step.
Lacking centralized authority, Churches of Christ sought to mediate their theology through denominational journals, colleges, and lectureships. As the only centralized voices of the denomination, these entities failed to address the division between African Americans and whites, thereby providing a false veneer of cohesion to insiders and outsiders of Churches of Christ. These three bodies … Continue reading Silent Bystander
Me and James Reeb.
There were many people who seemed to feel that once we'd had the march on Washington and once we had the civil rights bill, things were just inevitably going to be easier, that somehow we'd done it. And I can say to you only that I think that this is the most dangerous kind of … Continue reading Me and James Reeb.