My apologies if this offends anyone as it is not my intent to do so. With this past week’s tragedies of the killings of Alton Sterling, Philandro Castile, and the Dallas police, we are seriously hurting and many have been trying to deal, make sense of it, and figure out what next must be done. […]
Last night I had the opportunity to sit on the panel of a Community Violence Prevention Discussion for college students and community members. Among a few of the things discussed were the root causes of violence, existing programs and resources, the role of key government officials, and the relationships amongst people in the community as […]
Like many people I imagine, the night I heard the verdict in the Zimmerman case, I cried myself to sleep. Hurt, enraged, somewhat in disbelief, (though an outcome I could foresee), and in prayer over all that transpired. It seemed like too much, in that moment, to take in. And yet, despite the pain of […]
During your lifetime what world or national event(s) changed your life, way of thinking or impacted you deeply? And how?
We all are still wrapping our heads around the Newtown, CT tragedy. I can be a pretty emotional person so I had to stop watching footage and stories or I’d be crying all the time as so many things were bringing me to tears. However, after seeing so many different reactions, I wanted to probe […]