The Flip Side: Hope Restored

The Flip Side: Hope Restored

Several weeks ago, I wrote a post titled, “Baltimore in our Backyard.”   It was a reflection on a very difficult conversation I had with youth from one of the housing complexes we are working with this summer. In that post, I shared the negative attitude I encountered...
Baltimore in Our Backyard

Baltimore in Our Backyard

The images of smoldering buildings, cars in flames, mobs of angry youth and rampant looting of businesses right here in our own country shocked our nation. Some see these images and label the mobs as thugs, opportunists, or a lost generation.  Some count the cost of...
Starting the Conversation

Starting the Conversation

As an African American woman who was raised in Richmond, Virginia, Sadie has endured a multitude of experiences of overt racism.  As a little girl she remembers crosses burning in the white community on the hill overlooking her black neighborhood of Fulton Bottom. ...