When I arrived in New York City to attend the Millennial Leaders Program (MLP) at Union Theological Seminary, this summer, I didn’t have any expectations. I was just humbled to be there because of the history and weight Union carried at the intersection of American spiritual and political life. The school is the leading sourceContinue reading “Reflections on Millennial Leaders Program, From Central America”
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On Ramadan In Chapel Hill
This is a short reflection I have been straining to do for the past four months on “Our Three Heroes” and communal healing, coping, and moving forward as an individual. its a humble, yet selfish act, in trying to make sense of this situation. Being selfish, however, is a step toward mending, and I have felt broken these past few months. I realize this acutely as I write this and explore why I felt the way I had over the past few months since my last post.
On King, the FBI, and Dangerous Bodies
When I think about Federal law enforcement and local community policing relationships, my view is framed through the lens of history. Its not that I’ve adopted the “dont’t trust anyone over the age of 30” attitude, but rather its that I have come from a general attitude that a citizen “MUST question question authority, especiallyContinue reading “On King, the FBI, and Dangerous Bodies”
Open the door, and explore
Is it sad that the Disney channel has advertisements encouraging kids to turn the TV off this summer and get outside to explore, play, or just do outdoor activities? As an adult I’m guilty of being glued inside, either on my Macbook or in front of the TV. Lately I’ve been making it a pointContinue reading “Open the door, and explore”