Anti-Racism

What Now?

Until the day that liberation is considered more critical than oppression, regimes like Trump will continue ruling the world: he is part of a pattern, not a moment by David V. Goodwin A little over […]

A Love Letter to the Left

In the afternath of the recent U.S. Presidential election, we are encouraging our essayists to write and share their own pain, and to also remind us all of our responsibility to be restorative and loving […]

Colin Kaepernick: Sports, Race, Religion, and Patriotism

In this premiere of our Barbershop podcast, this episode focuses on sports and interconnectivity of militarism, patriotism, and religion. Colin Kaepernick has ignited many conversations around our nation’s love of sports and our belief that our […]

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Colombia Blog

La Alemania.

by Martin McKinney Recently, I visited a community in the Colombia state of Sucre. Named La Alemania, the community of twelve families is rebuilding after being assaulted by the paramilitary, assaults that were occurring as […]

How Can I Extend Peace When Everything I Represent is War?

When what you have to offer is financially significant, but devoid of the lips, the lives, and the heart of those with whom you want to commune, there is much work to do. by Martin […]

Podcast

The Forgetting….Char Daston

We started this series to advocate for José Juan Federico Moreno, a man who is in Sanctuary at University Church, to be allowed to stay with his family. We wanted to seek new ways to […]

Colin Kaepernick: Sports, Race, Religion, and Patriotism

In this premiere of our Barbershop podcast, this episode focuses on sports and interconnectivity of militarism, patriotism, and religion. Colin Kaepernick has ignited many conversations around our nation’s love of sports and our belief that our […]

Why We Must Dismantle Unjust Institutions, Not Reform Them

Martin McKinney serves as the executive producer of Stories Connect  We started this series to advocate for Jose Juan Federico Moreno, a man who is in Sanctuary at University Church, to be allowed to stay […]

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Race and Oppression

In the afternath of the recent U.S. Presidential election, we are encouraging our essayists to write and share their own pain, and to also remind us all of our responsibility to be restorative and loving […]

In this premiere of our Barbershop podcast, this episode focuses on sports and interconnectivity of militarism, patriotism, and religion. Colin Kaepernick has ignited many conversations around our nation’s love of sports and our belief that our […]

In this follow up to her essay, We Are Not All Strong Black Women, Nora Gaines, while calling out systems of institutional injustice, urges that, even in dissent, constructive and encouraging movement building that furthers a growing […]

  “No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and […]

Nora Gaines joins Stories Connect with her essay, “We Are Not All Strong Black Women.” In this debut essay, Nora asks that we cast aside our stereotypes of the strong black woman and allow Black […]

Culture

“Will she have thought it necessary to report this to someone at the front desk, which was within sight of the restroom door?” by lora burge I had a weird experience a couple months ago. […]

Every day I learn from Black women, men, and children who demonstrate self-love and who put their well-being on the line to hold leaders accountable to racial injustices. by Sophia Har Some things take a […]

In the aftermath of the recent U.S. Presidential election, we are encouraging our essayists to write and share their own pain and to also remind us all of our responsibility to be restorative and loving […]

In the afternath of the recent U.S. Presidential election, we are encouraging our essayists to write and share their own pain, and to also remind us all of our responsibility to be restorative and loving […]

Photograph by Martin McKinney. Permission is reserved.

by Martin McKinney Recently, I visited a community in the Colombia state of Sucre. Named La Alemania, the community of twelve families is rebuilding after being assaulted by the paramilitary, assaults that were occurring as […]

Education

In the aftermath of the recent U.S. Presidential election, we are encouraging our essayists to write and share their own pain and to also remind us all of our responsibility to be restorative and loving […]

In this premiere of our series on homelessness, Sergio Centeno introduces the term Conceptual Homelessness. Sergio, while himself experiencing housing insecurity, has asked us to consider that homelessness is more than living outdoors, but a […]

Photograph by Martin McKinney. Permission is reserved.

by Martin McKinney Recently, I visited a community in the Colombia state of Sucre. Named La Alemania, the community of twelve families is rebuilding after being assaulted by the paramilitary, assaults that were occurring as […]

Nora Gaines joins Stories Connect with her essay, “We Are Not All Strong Black Women.” In this debut essay, Nora asks that we cast aside our stereotypes of the strong black woman and allow Black […]

When what you have to offer is financially significant, but devoid of the lips, the lives, and the heart of those with whom you want to commune, there is much work to do. by Martin […]

Gender

Every day I learn from Black women, men, and children who demonstrate self-love and who put their well-being on the line to hold leaders accountable to racial injustices. by Sophia Har Some things take a […]

In the afternath of the recent U.S. Presidential election, we are encouraging our essayists to write and share their own pain, and to also remind us all of our responsibility to be restorative and loving […]

During the month of October, we observe LGBT History Month. LGBT History Month is a month-long annual observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, and the history of the gay rights and related civil […]

Nora Gaines joins Stories Connect with her essay, “We Are Not All Strong Black Women.” In this debut essay, Nora asks that we cast aside our stereotypes of the strong black woman and allow Black […]

Identity

In the afternath of the recent U.S. Presidential election, we are encouraging our essayists to write and share their own pain, and to also remind us all of our responsibility to be restorative and loving […]

The other day I walked out of church.  Don’t get me wrong. It’s something I have thought about doing before but never did. I love communities of faith too much. Did I mention I’m an […]

In this premiere of our series on homelessness, Sergio Centeno introduces the term Conceptual Homelessness. Sergio, while himself experiencing housing insecurity, has asked us to consider that homelessness is more than living outdoors, but a […]

Photograph by Martin McKinney. Permission is reserved.

by Martin McKinney Recently, I visited a community in the Colombia state of Sucre. Named La Alemania, the community of twelve families is rebuilding after being assaulted by the paramilitary, assaults that were occurring as […]

Nora Gaines joins Stories Connect with her essay, “We Are Not All Strong Black Women.” In this debut essay, Nora asks that we cast aside our stereotypes of the strong black woman and allow Black […]

Immigration

  “No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and […]

Martin McKinney serves as the executive producer of Stories Connect  We started this series to advocate for Jose Juan Federico Moreno, a man who is in Sanctuary at University Church, to be allowed to stay […]

Political

Post Election Calm Down and Liberal Christians in the Age of Trump on this episode of These Wallz, a space for black men to speak honestly about the world. Post Election Calm Down and Liberal […]

In the aftermath of the recent U.S. Presidential election, we are encouraging our essayists to write and share their own pain and to also remind us all of our responsibility to be restorative and loving […]

These Wallz

In this premiere of our Barbershop podcast, this episode focuses on sports and interconnectivity of militarism, patriotism, and religion. Colin Kaepernick has ignited many conversations around our nation’s love of sports and our belief that our […]