April 25, 2017

A Moment in Black Herstory Month: Sojourner Truth

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  Sojourner Truth. Her name says so much about who I pray that we will all strive to be: one who takes rest in Truth.   On this 8th day, we¬†celebrate her courage and wisdom, and give thanks for her clarity of mind. Sojourner Truth lived in a time when being black and female meant […]

A Moment in Black Herstory Month: The Reverend Pauli Murray

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For the first Sunday in Black History Month, we celebrate Pauli Murray, the first African American female ordained in the Episcopal Church. A non-gender conforming, Civil Rights attorney, poet, and co-founder of the National Organization for Women (NOW), Pauli is celebrated as a saint in the Episcopal Church. While we doubt that she will ever […]