Becoming

“…we’re evolving into a greater and greater sense of what it means to be fully human, to be radically, completely in the truth of the human experience and all of its complexities.” (Rev. angel Kyodo williams)

Celebrating Black History: Who have we been, and who are we becoming?

Abundance

“Racial prejudice thus put poor whites in the ironic position of fighting not only against the Negro but also against themselves. White supremacy, King wryly noted, can feed the egos of poor whites, but not their stomachs… His plans for a 1968 ‘Poor People’s Campaign’ called the white poor to form a class alliance across color lines…” (Rev. Thandeka)

Celebrating Black History: What do we need, and how do we create it?

Power

“All of this reveals that our nation has not yet used its vast resources of power to end the long night of poverty, racism and man’s inhumanity to man. Enlarged power means enlarged peril if there is not concomitant growth of the soul. Constructive power is the right use of strength.” (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.)

Celebrating Black History: Letting go of one power, to wield another far greater.

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