Entries tagged with “Race”
Black Girl Magic can’t protect us from everything. Here are nine online resources to help black women keep our cool when racism rears its ugly head.
Rabbi Rami’s inbox has been filling up with questions from people troubled by and conflicted over what they have been seeing in the news. Here are some of the questions that were sent to Rabbi Rami and his responses.
An excerpt on the power of healing circles from Mia Birdsong's book How We Show Up: Reclaiming Family, Friendship, and Community
Do All Lives Matter?The Issues We Can No Longer Ignore and the Solutions We All Long ForBy Wayne Gordon and John M. PerkinsBaker BooksBlack Lives Matter is a national organization …
RevelationA Search for Faith in a Violent Religious Worldby Dennis CovingtonLittle, BrownGrowing up in Birmingham, Alabama, during the heart of the American civil rights movement, …
“Sometimes an angry response to injurious events is not only justified, but desirable. ... With a little calm, we can reframe what we’re feeling. ‘I’m furious about this’ can be rearranged to something like: ‘This is wrong, and I want to do something about it.’”
Two blocks north from my house, a neighbor flies a large Confederate flag. A half-mile south stands a statue commemorating the Confederate soldiers who fought to save my city from …
I Am Not Your NegroRaoul PeckVelvet FilmAt the time of his death in 1987, the great novelist and essayist James Baldwin left an unfinished 30-page manuscript called Remember This H…
Kevin Anderson shares a nested meditation.
“Despite my upbringing, my education, and my experience, I still have a lot to learn about racism in America. ... There is a great deal of listening and learning to be done.”
“One way we experience the paradoxical nature of the spiritual path is in the tension between independence and dependence. ... Now Americans on the razor’s edge of the spiritual path are also confronting the troublesome paradoxes of our nation’s history and our responsibilities as citizens.”
Civil rights expert john a. powell explores the delicate yet enduring cord between our spiritual practice and social justice.
Julie Peters explains why witchcraft appeals to so many people—and how witches can borrow respectfully from other traditions.