The Black Lives Matter Movement

by Sandy Lynne Holman, Director of the Culture C.O.-O.P. Let’s be loving, real, and extremely honest with ourselves.  The Black Lives Matter Movement seeks to highlight the fact that in our country and even the world, people with black and darker skin are treated with injustice, inequity, violence and even murder at higher rates than our fairer brothers … Continue reading The Black Lives Matter Movement

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Our Children and Youth Are Watching: The Impact that Violence, Injustice, Hate, and Chaos are Having On Our Young

by Sandy Lynne Holman, Director of the Culture C.O.-O.P. A lot of young people are afraid right now. Some have been for a very long time.  Many are experiencing anxiety, confusion, insecurity, and shock as they watch TV, scan postings on social media, and over hear adult conversations about the various tragedies that have blanketed … Continue reading Our Children and Youth Are Watching: The Impact that Violence, Injustice, Hate, and Chaos are Having On Our Young

What It Feels Like to Be Pulled Over for a Minor Traffic Violation While Black

by Sandy Lynne Holman (Reported by David M. Greenwald) It has been two years since the death of Eric Garner, and nearly two years since Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson set off explosive pushback that has reverberated around the country. We have long known that the experiences of African Americans with police have been markedly … Continue reading What It Feels Like to Be Pulled Over for a Minor Traffic Violation While Black