Tag: reconciliation

Race Chats: Walking upon sacred ground

Race Chats: Walking upon sacred ground

| April 5, 2015 | Reply

By Bentley de Bardelaben Recently, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz asked baristas at his 12,000 coffee houses to begin conversations about race with their customers. They were asked to inscribe the hashtag #RaceTogether on cups of coffee and engage in a conversation with customers as they awaited their beverage. While these actions may have been well-intentioned, […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks: Reconciliation

Rev. Stewart Speaks: Reconciliation

| June 4, 2014

By the Rev. Dr. Lakeya Stewart, M.Div., D.Min. “But they hurt me….” A former pastor of mine often told me that “hurt people will hurt people.” Although the phrase is catchy, it is packed with great meaning. Let us for a few moments look at this phrase. In a society that lifts up individualism over […]

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Flame of Remembrance crisscrosses Rwanda on 20th anniversary of genocide

Flame of Remembrance crisscrosses Rwanda on 20th anniversary of genocide

| April 2, 2014

(GIN)—Ceremonies around Rwanda and abroad are underway to mark the 20th year since the devastating genocide which, according to the Genocide Memorial Center in Rwanda, took over a million lives during a three-month killing spree. At a ceremony March 27 in the town of Kirehe, thousands of residents gathered in a field to hear genocide […]

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