Posts Tagged: racism

Poem: Once Upon a Time There Be… A Tale of the Doctrine of Discovery

By Rev. Ellie Stock I Once upon a time there be . . . There be a Doctrine of Discovery, Dum Diversas, Romanus Pontifex, and Inter Caetera, three decrees, Papal bulls of the 15th century (lead bulla sealing with the heads of Peter and Paul, two saints they be), Promised Land conquest, Christendom, and Crusading… Read more »

Poem: Fire Erupting

By Rev. Ellie Stock Fire erupting, scorching the land, cities flaming as the oppressed make their stand, Enough is Enough!  We will be free!— no more 400 years of Wetiki: white supremacy mind virus cannibalizing and enslaving legally, no more protesting, exhausting, mass incarcerating, lynching, grieving—too much pain, Enough is Enough!—now hard blowing winds of… Read more »

Let’s join hands against racism and white supremacy

By Valery Nodem | Presbyterian Hunger Program The whole world has been shaken by the coronavirus pandemic over the past few months. Almost 7 million people have been infected globally, and more than 400,000 have died. People have been confined in their homes for months, millions of jobs have been lost, and the world economy… Read more »