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Category: Women of Color Leadership
Advent Post: God In The Changing Heart
"The most difficult part of making changes in our lives is that our communities do not always change with us. Our friends do not always change with us. Our family members do not always change with us." -Rev. April Emick Fiet
Indigenous People Day: The Land That Was, That Is and Evermore Shall Be
Indigenous People Day: The Land That Was, That Is and Evermore Shall Be For many years and on the second Monday of every October, North America has celebrated a holiday termed "Columbus Day." It is to mark the 'discovery of America by Christopher Columbus' and to celebrate the 'finding' of the land that many white… Continue reading Indigenous People Day: The Land That Was, That Is and Evermore Shall Be
Does Leadership De-Womanize Women?
And cleaned up after husbands and after children
But Elizabeth didn't
So she wasn't woman enough"
-Rev. Oghene'tega Swann
Intersectionality From The Perspective of a Black Female Unicorn
"Oppression isn’t a competition, but it would be disingenuous to pretend that women of color and white women experience patriarchy and misogyny in the same ways." -Ally Henny
When Our Skin Is Our Sin
"As the black community grapples with the effects of incarceration on generations of black men, we now have to grapple with the incarceration of black women and the fact that colorism and the disdain for blackness is a contributing factor to who enters prison and how long they stay there." -Onlielove Alston
Fight Like Sisters!
"If true love means fighting fair and honestly, while maintaining value and regard for one another, then neither me, nor people of color need to reduce ourselves and our voices in order to get along with Caucasians. Neither do we need to compromise our worth or hide our pain at our boundaries being breached in order to belong in the community of God." -Rev. Oghene'tega Swann
Mutuality is Being “Seen”
"Mutuality is about being 'seen' and 'affirmed' as inherently worthy and equally equipped and imbued by God with knowledge, integrity, honor, skills, worthiness, etc., and being 'brought into' the space where one exists and functions with others in that paradigm of equality." -Rev. Oghene'tega Swann
To All The Mothers In Israel!
"When women open their voices to cry out in labor that new, liberated life be allowed to come forth from places of oppression, women are engaging in motherhood." -Rev. Oghene'tega Swann
Dark & Lovely: Is God In It? A Reflection on the 2018 Pittsburgh Theological Seminary Schaff Lectures on Race, Gender and the Imago Dei
"The Shunamite woman stands in the canon and reminds us of both the age-old struggle to suppress Black women and other women of color and the righteous resistance such women must put forth: dark am I, and lovely. Our blackness is not an apology. It is a declaration that we are made in God's image." -Rev. Tega Swann