The book you are about to read brings together facets of a narrative of epic proportions. It tells about the experience of black Seventh-day Adventists amid the painful history of racial and social discrimination; it chronicles their struggles and showcases their love for their church and fellow human beings and the profound influence of their…
“Let America Be America Again: Resisting Silencing and Erasure”
In “Let America Be America Again, #LangstonHughes implores to “[l]et it be the dream it used to be.
“FU_K”: A Lesson Inspired by “No Mam; No Profanity”
. . . .is the word “fu_k” without the weight lodged against it profanity.
DuBois/ West: Lessons for Higher Education Institutions
Lessons often rest in the words of historical fore-parents like DuBois. Revisit the “why” of higher education–the “why.” Cornel West is a reminder of “what” needs to be revisited.
Doctor-Patient Stories: A Conversation about Narrative Healthcare
Beautiful conversation concerning the importance of the doctor-patient story. The next time you visit a healthcare professional for services, ask him or her the following question: How are You doing today? A conversation with your healthcare professional may be a great place to begin. And, indeed, let’s pray for our healthcare professionals. Also, a great…
A Sunshine Thought: Nurturing Children to Write Poetry
Right now I am experiencing a sunshine moment–One of my purposes is to nurture and encourage young people to write–poetry! YEP!
Dr. Cone: “The Cross And The Lynching Tree”–A Gift to Social Thought
If there is a concept that helps to move the conversation concerning race in America forward, it is presented in this lecture on the “Cross and The Lynching Tree” by Dr. Cone. This lecture is a fortitudinous gift to American social, political, religious, and cultural thought. Thanks Dr. Cone; your work is giving me the…