Systemic racism persists, even though there is no explicit racist intent and there is no contravention of anti-discrimination laws and anti-racist policies.
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Act intentionally to dismantle systemic racism
As we celebrate Black History Month, the transfiguration calls upon all of us to examine the legacy of history and to act intentionally to surpass the limitations of anti-discriminatory laws in Canada.
The legacy of slavery persists in many forms. Let us work to dismantle all that doesn’t serve us and constructively engage in the dialogue, action and hard work involved in building a vision of the world we want to create – where all people are treated equally, given equal opportunity and diversity is embraced and celebrated.
Good Friday Reflections
We who have been justified through Jesus’ crucifixion, must now pray for love and justice to prevail in the world, through the empowering courage of the Holy Spirit to act through service to the oppressed, the marginalized and the downtrodden. If not us, who will?
Why we need to hear Derek Chauvin’s side of the story
After watching the 9-minute video clip of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin using his knee to press the last breath out of George Floyd, we need to hear Chauvin’s side of the story. I swore as I angrily smashed my tablet against my chair and screamed in pain watching Chauvin’s brutality and the indifference ofContinue reading “Why we need to hear Derek Chauvin’s side of the story”