How Children Learn Who’s In and Who’s Out

Racism. Racial languages. Systemic injustices and our kids. When I was a girl growing up in South Carolina, my young sister and I had several friends we would play with at school, through our extra-curricular activities, on our sports teams, and even in our home. Even though we grew up in a predominately African AmericanContinue reading “How Children Learn Who’s In and Who’s Out”

Embrace: God’s Radical Shalom for a Divided World @LeroyBarber

Tuesdays is the day for “Natasha’s Study.” It is a time of sharing book reviews, book reflections or discussions, book recommendations, or what I am learning from books. Today, I’m sharing a book review of Leroy Barber’s new release. Why I picked up this book: I have been following Leroy Barber’s ministry since I wasContinue reading “Embrace: God’s Radical Shalom for a Divided World @LeroyBarber”

Natasha’s Study: “Just Mercy” book review

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption The death sentence, and the heartbreak and devastation of this miscarriage of justice had created permanent injuries. – Bryan Stevenson Why I picked up this book: I have wanted to read this book for some time now. As conversations about mass incarceration continue to increase—even in theContinue reading “Natasha’s Study: “Just Mercy” book review”