Greetings, My heart is heavy and broken as I watch throughout the day on the news and social media about the racial social injustices throughout America which has led to protesting, rioting and looting on all sides of Chicago (including […]
The killing of unarmed Black people by police is the main source of the rage inspiring this unrest. Both feeling invisible and institutional racism are also sources of that rage. BRLI has launched the #ICouldveBeenGeorge Initiative to give Black people […]
You have rights regardless of your immigration status. You may be at risk of being deported if you are undocumented, if you are a non-citizen with a criminal history, if you are on parole or have a prior deportation order. […]
White Privilege: Let’s Talk—A Resource for Transformational Dialogue is an adult curriculum from the United Church of Christ that’s designed to invite church members to engage in safe, meaningful, substantive, and bold conversations on race. Contents include the Curriculum and […]
Rev. Dr. Lori Baldwin (DMin ’18) will lead a series will examining the exclusionary and patriarchal attitudes of the church toward women in ministry and leadership positions. How do we affirm and encourage women’s growth in the ministry and the […]
What can DNA tell us about our “identity,” and – more significantly – what can’t it? This post reflects on the relationship between DNA testing, settler-colonial norms, and racial apartheid in the United States and beyond…
The study of trauma, memory, and affect has seen signiﬁcant growth across many academic disciplines in recent decades, as can be witnessed by a ﬂurry of recent publications. Rebecca Wittmann (2012) ex-amines the role of public trials and how they […]
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