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Blog May, 15, 2017
Setting Black Mothers Free

As a teenager, I went to youth Bible study on Wednesdays, choir rehearsal on Fridays, and volunteered with the Children’s Ministry on Saturdays. My week, and my network of friends, revolved around social activities in church. We traveled from place to place because safe and loving adults cared to drive us from place to place. I think of people like my dad, Ms. Sonya, Ms. Burwell, Ms.

Blog Nov, 03, 2016
Christians Vote for Racial Justice

I went to my first street vigil in the United States just over two years ago in Baltimore, Maryland.

Blog Oct, 12, 2016
I am Angry, & My Faith Tells Me I Can Do Something About It

I am very angry, and I am usually the consensus builder. The racial tension, violence, and the growing backlash to marriage equality and trans visibility makes the everyday life feels like a powder keg. 

There needs to be some kind of release from all the pain, anger, suffering and injustice. 

Blog Aug, 23, 2016
Queering Racial Justice Institute In Philadelphia Features Workshops Hosted By NAACP

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has always been on the front lines of Civil Rights since its inception, and this time is no different.

Blog Jul, 20, 2016
Hope Hurts

We know about hope. Hope was the promise that was presented to us when Obama was in office. It was the change that we could believe in. We betted on hope and applauded ourselves on making change happen and embodying progress by electing the first African American man into the White House.

Blog Jul, 14, 2016
White LGBTQ Community: I Need Your Help Against Police Harassment

I am always worried to the point of nail-biting when my spouse leaves in the morning for Boston Medical Center if she’ll return home to me, because she’s always stopped by the Cambridge or Boston police. They don’t see Dr. Thea James.

Blog Jul, 12, 2016
It’s Okay To Not Be Okay

On July 8th, I wanted to scream at a little kid on the subway. Usually, I love kids.  I have been babysitting since I was ten years old. My first job out of college was as a youth leader. I currently spend my days either working with children or planning programs so that I can work with children. I don’t even mind riding an airplane with a crying baby.

News Jul, 08, 2016
Weeping As Jesus Wept

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9

This week we stepped into a period of mourning, overwhelmed by a string of deaths that remind us again that we live in a world of injustice and sorrow.

Blog Apr, 28, 2016
The Source Of My Hope For The United Methodist Church

As a young queer and trans person seeking ordination in The United Methodist Church, I am incredibly blessed to have a wealth of role models to look to as I imagine the type of minister I hope to become. This may seem a strange thing to say in a denomination that has written discrimination against me and my queer family into its practices and policies.

Blog Feb, 17, 2016
It Will Take All Of Us To Build A Just World

When the 2015 Urbana Missions Conference tackled race head-on last December, it seemed that the evangelical Christian community could finally say "Black Lives Matter" without hedging.

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