Keep shining. Wear those capes, live your dreams, and let’s together grow a better world. Please and thank you! Lena Waithe became the first Black woman to win the Emmy for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
We have gems in our communities. Libby Kyles is one in Asheville. Not only is she a 5th grade teacher at Isaac Dickson (one of about 10 African American teachers in all of Asheville City Schools – ACS & ACSF have not been able to give me an exact number), she is also the co-founder […]
We humans are so powerful when we get to be whole… to be who we are. ?
“To me it’s like … if we don’t try and go make that change, who’s going to do it?” – Denis Estimon
What I learned at Sanctuary: A Partnership Between Immigrant & Faith Communities in Asheville. The call to faith communities was to: 1. Provide sanctuary for the most vulnerable (including those who are undocumented, Muslim, Blacks, LGBTQ, Trans folks) 2. If you can’t provide sanctuary, be the people who are supporting those who are providing sanctuary 3. Listen […]
Young people want, deserve, and need spaces where it is safe to voice their opinions and where they can talk about the issues that are relevant to their daily lives. This event on MLK day was powerful because it was designed by young people, for young people. The adults collaborating were in service to helping […]
“The well-off and the secure have too often become indifferent and oblivious to the poverty and deprivation in their midst. The poor in our countries have been shut out of our minds, and driven from the mainstream of our societies, because we have allowed them to become invisible. Just as nonviolence exposed the ugliness of racial […]