The “Look”

The “Look”

The "Look" a poem by Inez Tuck, April 2022   A Black Woman Vice President Supreme Court Justice Actor Entrepreneur Professor Nurse Teacher Engineer Housekeeper Attorney CEO First responder Flight Attendant And more! The defense against efforts to humiliate, to demean, to threaten, to diminish. The only weapon to assert boundaries, to counter hate, to protect dignity, to maintain grace. Is the “Look!”

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I Don’t Trust You

I Don’t Trust You

I Don't Trust You by Dr. Inez Tuck, January 2022 My thoughts and ponderings during this time of political upheaval and disarray while the Omicron virus surges.   I don’t trust you during these turbulent times. Your words don’t match your actions. Do you really...

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Dying by Guns

Inez Tuck, MDiv, PhD, IJF Advisory Board Member I’m shocked, disappointed, saddened, and outraged over the recent mass shooting in Boulder, Colorado. Innocent lives were taken by one person with an automatic pistol. We mourn across the nation for these...

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American Exceptionalism: Really? For Whom?

Dr. Henry Allen, IJF Advisory Board Chair In popular culture, among voluntary immigrants and those less informed sociologically, it is often assumed or internalized by many citizens that the United States is exceptional.  To wit, the notion is that the...

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How Long? – Holding on to Hope

By Rev. Jim Melson, Executive Director of The Cornelius Corps  The news reports this week about hatred, violence, and death from Atlanta, GA and Boulder, CO are devastating. The combination of racist anti-Asian hate and mass murder raises the question,...

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Justice Formation Fellowship – For Such a Time as This

Justice Formation Fellowship – For Such a Time as This

By Dr. Drew Hill, Senior Pastor, Memorial Baptist Church, Arlington, Virginia Last summer during my sabbatical I made an unforgettable journey, a civil rights pilgrimage across our country. Beginning here in D.C. at the Smithsonian Museum of African American History, I traveled...

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Jesus Actions vs. Jesus Slogans

Jesus Actions vs. Jesus Slogans

A panel of experts at the Virginia University of Lynchburg's Leonard N. Smith School of Religion discusses the reality that to be a person of faith in America today it is to recognize that America desires Jesus slogans over...

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Broken Trusts Online Discussion

Broken Trusts Online Discussion

Reverend Britni Johnson presents: We covered a lot in a short amount of time. Fortunately, the session was recorded so if you need a refresher, please watch the posted session on my Youtube channel. You can access the Broken Trust...

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Bryan Franklin – Justice Formation Certificate

Bryan Franklin – Justice Formation Certificate

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mi8hAnZPzk Bryan Franklin discusses his experience with the Institute for Justice Formation.

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Redeeming the Systems That Make Equality for All Unreachable

Redeeming the Systems That Make Equality for All Unreachable

by Andre Towner | Jan 16, 2020 | Opinion THIS ARTICLE ORIGINALLY APPEARED IN GOOD FAITH MEDIA.ORG I am a systems person by nature and training. I have always been fascinated with why and how things work; understanding if I poked something here, why something moved over...

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