A Lesson in Faith and Racial Healing

Faith in God. Faith in the community. Faith in the system. That is why Tulsa, Oklahoma, didn't devolve into race riots after the shooting of a black man by a white police officer. Many residents took to the pews, while other cities, facing similar issues, took to the streets with looting and riots. Tulsa, often called … Continue reading A Lesson in Faith and Racial Healing

Ferguson & New York City: Chaos or Community

The mere mention of the names Michael Brown (Ferguson) and Eric Garner (New York City) are enough to set off “red hot anger” and “raw emotion.” Both Michael Brown and Eric Garner died tragic deaths at the hands of the respective police offices of the cities in which they lived. Michael Brown was pursued by Police … Continue reading Ferguson & New York City: Chaos or Community