Greenwood, Come Forth! Reparations Now

Greenwood, Come Forth! Reparations Now

It felt as though God was weeping over the unearthing of history as the rain fell on Oaklawn Cemetery in Tulsa, Oklahoma, last week. In 1921, unfounded allegations were leveled against Dick Rowland, a young African American man. The claim accused Rowland of assaulting...
Don’t Live Memories Others Choose for You

Don’t Live Memories Others Choose for You

I don’t want to remember. For all of the stories I tell, there are those that I would rather not repeat. But the memories are in my body. They move with me, packing up and travel along whether the occasion calls for it or not. They show up no matter how discreet....
Look Back | Where Racism Resides

Look Back | Where Racism Resides

Editor’s note: “Look Back” is a series designed to highlight articles from the Good Faith Media archives that remain relevant or historically interesting. If you have an article from our archives that you’d like us to consider including in this series, please email...
A New Way to Think About Education

A New Way to Think About Education

The end of a school year, especially this one, prompts some thinking about the place of education in our collective life. Those who have been the “front liners” in this year’s educational campaign – teachers, families, students – deserve our profound respect and...