Resisting Injustice

Report on Workshop 1 at JUSTice Summit DC 2017

The day of workshops began with RESISTING INJUSTICE and naming oppressions at the intersections. We viewed a preview of Gil Caldwell and Marilyn Bennett’s documentary From Selma to Stonewall: Are We There Yet?

Workshop facilitators: Rev. Gil Caldwell, cathy knight, Rev. ...

Reconciling Brokenness Through Intersectionality

Reflection on Workshop 3 at JUSTice Summit DC 2017

This was the third workshop at the Summit. It was facilitated by Rev. Dr. Dennis Wiley and Rev. Wendell Griffen. Two important topics were discussed:

  1. Modeling the practice of radical inclusivity in a local Black congregation
  2. Local Black pastor bringing awareness ...

Restoring our Beloved Community

Reflection on Workshop 4 at JUSTice Summit DC 2017

At the Summit we ended our plenaries with a workshop titled “Restoring our Beloved Community” led by two psychologists, Dr. Patricia Griffen and Rev. Dr. Christine Wiley. In this workshop, our facilitators explored with us the historical trauma of African American ...

Reclaiming Inclusive and Biblical Language

Reflection on Workshop 2 at JUSTice Summit DC 2017

Rev. Dr. Ronald E. Hopson and Rev. Eunesa Benoman led our second workshop. Rev. Dr. Hopson is Associate Professor of Psychology as well as holding a joint appointment in the School of Divinity, both at Howard University. Rev. Benoman is a ...

The Sun

Have you ever seen
anything
in your life
more wonderful

than the way the sun,
every evening,
relaxed and easy,
floats toward the horizon