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A Reflection on 2018

Words do not come easy for me. I am inspired to write only when I have something to say that goes beyond what I have seen published or posted. That doesn’t happen often. And it happened less this year than usual. I write today for two reasons. First, this post is something of a diary […]

By |December 30th, 2018|anti-racism, AWARE, Living in the Tension, racial identity|0 Comments

Cross-race friendships are great, but they will not solve the problem.

What follows is an incomplete version of a speech I delivered at the Rochester YWCA – Person 2 Person Graduation Dinner on June 21, 2016. I am posting it because a number of people asked me for the full transcript following the event. Note: Much was added extemporaneously (probably the best parts). I have attempted […]

By |June 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Review of “Living in the Tension” from Lucky Altman Lynch

With much nervous anticipation, last month I packaged 20 envelopes, each with a pre-production copy of my new book, Living in the Tension: The Quest for a Spiritualized Racial Justice, inside the envelop. Along with the book was a letter asking the recipient to provide me with feedback as well as my hope that the […]