Our Dividing Moment–Understanding The Matrix of Polarization

Our Dividing Moment–Understanding The Matrix of Polarization
Note: This is Part 1 of a Two-part Post. A coworker is silently angry with a colleague for voting against his candidate. An upper middle class woman emotionally volleys back and forth with her neighbor on their different votes in this past election. On Sunday, November 13,  many Pastors led their congregations in prayers of thanksgiving over the results of this election, yet just as many led prayers of lament. On election night, a woman of colo

5 Lessons on Implicit Bias From Nelson Mandela

5 Lessons on Implicit Bias From Nelson Mandela
As we mark the first year anniversary of the death of Mr. Nelson Mandela, this post is dedicated to the memory of a world-class leader who taught us so much about inclusion, forgiveness and reconciliation. ** In his memoir, Long Walk To Freedom, Nelson Mandela recounts an incident that occurred early in the anti-apartheid movement on one of his trips to garner support from other African leaders. The incident caused him to experience what he called “a str...