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with Janee Woods

Commitment, Courage and Resistance: Making Real the Promises of Democracy

  The Unitarian Society of Hartford invited me to be their pulpit guest this morning at their special service celebrating the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday, which has fallen … Continue reading

January 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Trump is the Face of Deep-Rooted Bigotry and Islamophobia

Honestly, I don’t even want to participate in creating any more media presence for Donald Trump’s self-aggrandizing national spectacle of idiocy and antagonism. However, I refuse to be silent when … Continue reading

December 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

Black Lives Matter Protests Met With Excessive Force in Minneapolis

Shortly after midnight on Sunday, Minneapolis police fatally shot Jamar Clark in the head after apprehending him for allegedly interfering with paramedics who had responded to an assault in which … Continue reading

November 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

This is Why We Protest

They call us the CityLine Dozen. I laughed when I heard it for the first time, because it sounds more like a donut shop than a group of racial justice activists who … Continue reading

October 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

Resources for Becoming a Stronger White Ally

If you haven’t seen Dixon D. White’s brave and honest videos about challenging white supremacy in America then go to You Tube right away and subscribe to his channel. Dixon, a … Continue reading

April 17, 2015 · 2 Comments

Ask an Anthropologist: Ebola Edition

Ebola continues to ravage West African countries, causing almost 5,000 deaths due to a mortality rate approaching 50% and creating thousands of orphaned children, who are now isolated and shunned by their … Continue reading

October 25, 2014 · 2 Comments

Call to Action: Support People Powered Democracy with RHIZE.ORG

Hi Everybody! I wanted to let you know about this exciting new venture I am supporting called Rhize, and its crowdfunding campaign. Rhize is a new nonprofit that is building … Continue reading

October 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Call to Action: Help Feed the Hungry Children in Ferguson

The public schools in Ferguson, Missouri will remain closed until at least August 25 due to the unrest in the community and out of concern for the safety of students.  The delayed … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · Leave a comment