Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of five columns written by Ron Byler, Mennonite Central Committee U.S. executive director, to mark 100 […]
Here are five things worth paying attention to this month. I recommend selecting one or two and jumping in over the next week.
1. School segregation is not an issue of the past. To understand why, just take a close look at Indianapolis.
2. If you do nothing else right today, take a moment and simply be present with someone else.
3. Need a laugh, but still want to think critically about racism? Look no further. SNL has you covered.
4. A viral picture of Botham Jean’s brother hugging Amber Guyger (the officer who killed Botham), sparked a national debate about forgiveness and race.
5. As a survivor of child abuse, The Body Keeps The Score is helping me unpack my behavior in light of the ways my brain and body hold trauma. It is a must read for anyone in ministry or a helping profession.
Ben Tapper has a master’s degree in public affairs and an M.Div. He is a chaplain at Indiana University Health in Indianapolis, co-founder of the Hear Me Project and blogs at Invisible Truths.
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