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News & Views

  • Behind the safe security of white privilege and stained-glass windows
    Indictments of killer cops like Ray Tensing who murder black men like Samuel Dubose don’t let the rest of us off the hook. Last night I attended a discussion and showing of the film Selma at the Dr. C […]
  • The Day the Protesters Showed Up at Church
    At Arch Street UMC, located in the heart of Center City Philadelphia, there's no such thing as a “typical” Sunday. Even so, from time to time there are days that stand out. This past Sunday, July […]
  • Racism: Silence is Complicity
    It’s impossible to comprehend the anguish felt by the families of those killed in the racist act of terrorism committed at Emanuel AME Church last week.  As a former clinical psychologist, I find myse […]
  • “Come and See”: Taking Responsibility for Racial Biases
    Like everyone, I am guilty of having biases about people I do not know, but I want to share a story of a time when I was the victim of people having biases against me. At my current place of residence […]
  • Daring to Believe?
    Just last week, the Baltimore-Washington Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church overwhelmingly voted to ask our General Conference to remove the “incompatibility clause” in our Book of Disci […]

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