Resources on Immigration Justice in the United States

Hello friends, Continuing issues with my health have made my usual reflective writing challenging in this season, however I hope to return to blogging (albeit intermittently, as always) in the near future. For now, I would like to share with you this project that I have been working on over the past few months. It … Continue reading Resources on Immigration Justice in the United States

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What History Would Jesus Teach?

Earlier this week my mom forwarded me this link about a resolution that has been brought forth in the Oklahoma Senate. To summarize, the resolution would ban the United States History AP test due to its failure to promote American Exceptionalism and its greater focus on the experience of minorities, who have often been treated badly in US … Continue reading What History Would Jesus Teach?

The Importance of Stories and the Dangers of Forgetting

I have been thinking about stories a lot lately. (By a lot I mean even more than usual because I have had stories on the brain for as long as I can remember.) Specifically, I have been thinking about the importance of stories, and just as significant, our tendency to forget them. An 18-year-old boy … Continue reading The Importance of Stories and the Dangers of Forgetting

Finding Historical Inspiration in the Grimke Sisters

For one of my history classes last semester we were assigned a research paper that dealt with race and ethnicity in the US. We were supposed to start with one primary source document and expand our research from there. I chose a document written by Angelina Grimké. At the time I knew a little bit … Continue reading Finding Historical Inspiration in the Grimke Sisters