When will honoring the Imago Dei of people of color be a top priority of the Church? When will our needs and safety take precedence over "both sides"? When will those who claim to believe that our lives matter not only take radical stances as individuals but also take their own people by the hand and show them the way? This is my, "How long, O Lord?"
We are not minorities. We have been minoritized. We are not underrepresented. We have been historically excluded. Language matters." Janel Cubbage
Tulsa, Oklahoma experienced something we don't read about in our American high school curricula. Tulsa, Oklahoma was home to hundreds of successful and prosperous Black businesses referred to as "Black Wall Street."
We will be given the unique opportunity to diversify our political sphere. We need genuine, valuable and meaningful representation in our politics.
Holiness and justice are two sides of the same coin. They cannot be divorced. None of God's divine attributes can be untethered. I strive for both. I strive to mirror God in the depths of my soul and all the hidden places. I want to be in spaces and with people who encourage me to… Continue reading International Women’s Day: Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place