21st Century Lynchings in America: Our Red Record Statement

21st Century Lynchings in America: Our Red Record Statement

Issued by the National Black Sisters’ Conference In 1895 the activist and Civil Rights icon, Ida B. Wells, wrote a research pamphlet called The Red Record. In it Mrs. Wells tabulated the numbers of lynchings in the United States since the Emancipation of African...
Dominican Sisters Condemn Racism

Dominican Sisters Condemn Racism

image c/o leaguetravels The Dominican Sisters issued the following statement in response to the death of George Floyd. We are deeply troubled and distressed by the violent assault on and resulting death of George Floyd, an unarmed African-American man, at the hands of...
Explore Human Trafficking with Mariandale and LifeWay Network

Explore Human Trafficking with Mariandale and LifeWay Network

The Exploring Human Trafficking training on Thursday, May 14th at 3 pm EST begins by asking participants to define human trafficking. “Often, people think they know the definition,” says Tori Curbelo, who’s facilitating the training. Curbelo is Manager of Education,...
The Epidemic Killings of Innocent Black People Must Stop

The Epidemic Killings of Innocent Black People Must Stop

image c/o jpdesignsart After the killing of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia in February 2020, which is only the most recent in a long string of killings, we are compelled to speak up against the epidemic of violence against innocent black Americans by police. Below, we call...
We Must Believe in the Goodness of Everyone

We Must Believe in the Goodness of Everyone

Cathedral Kitchen was bustling when Police Chief Scott Thomson made a promise to one of the men in the room. “In all seriousness,” Chief Thomson said pointing in the direction of the new graduate, “he is a good man. I promise you, I’m going to be one of the first...