Blog : Violence

Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas speaks on the violence that violence creates as a part of the #MLKGlobal- Curating Global Voices Project

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How can a people be great when they own, oppress, murder another?

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This is the call of Good Friday. It is the Call to Stop the Violence! To do anything less is a betrayal of our children and of our faith. – Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas

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“There are mothers, like Mary, who cradle their sons at night while fearing that their boys are destined to die. How do we minister hope in a world that disproportionately robs black and brown mothers of a lifetime with their sons?” – Yolanda Pierce

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July 13th marks the one year anniversary of the death of Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old black woman who was pulled over and accused of failing to use a turn signal. Bland was arrested and later found hanged in a jail cell in Waller County, Texas.

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 Samuel DeWitt Proctor Conference holds vigil for Sandra Bland. #ITooResist

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Before we get down to sorting out how to reduce violence, I am suggesting that we must tackle a far more difficult question: Who, exactly, has the right to be violent?

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WEEK(S) OF RIGHTEOUS RESISTANCE (WORR) #THISISWORR http://thisisworr.org/ JOIN US FOR A WEEK OF RIGHTEOUS RESISTANCE (WORR) TO BEGIN SUNDAY, JULY 12 AND END SATURDAY, JULY 18 My eyes fail from weeping, I am in torment within; my heart is poured out on the ground because my people are destroyed, because children and infants faint in […]

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Download: A Litany For Children Slain By Violence and Traumatized By Those Called to “Protect and Serve” (2)

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