Racial Equity & Justice

Racial Equity & Justice — what we offer to readers on this topic... — what we offer to readers on this topic...

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What is Mine to do?

What is Mine to do?

“We need each other. Race matters. We need each other. Black lives matter.” And what is mine to do? That question is for me the most important and hardest. It is the question Francis of Assisi, the saint the current Pope chose to be named after, asked of his friends...

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Race, Discomfort and Learning

Race, Discomfort and Learning

Learning about race and racism is uncomfortable. Race relations in America are a mess. Each day, I see some other aspect of racism – both mine and the larger world’s I hadn’t noticed before. Like many white people, I am waking up to a reality it has been all too easy...

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Freedom for Equity for All

Freedom for Equity for All

“Black Lives Matter. Race matters. We need each other. What is mine to do?” It’s a different fourth of July. No parades, no big gatherings for fireworks to celebrate America’s freedom. And perhaps most importantly a growing recognition that America is not free until...

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Learning About Race and Racism

Learning About Race and Racism

“Black Lives Matter. Race matters. We need each other. What is mine to do?” Fear of saying the wrong thing or being seen as a “racist” or someone who doesn’t “get race” has limited me as I have faced my discomfort along this journey of deepening my understanding of...

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About Tom Adams

Tom AdamsTom Adams writes and speaks on topics vital to the intersection of our personal lives with our community and global lives. He has for decades been engaged in and written about nonprofit leadership and transitions, spirituality and spiritual growth, how we each contribute to a more just and equitable world and recovery from addictions and the Twelve Step recovery movement.