We really missed Pastor P___ at the interfaith breakfast two weeks ago. He has a powerful spirit and he’s involved in EVERYTHING in our community. And I was looking forward to hearing him talk about the Black and Latino clergy group that meets to talk about their shared commitment to one another’s communities, both under assault.Continue reading “When #BlackLivesMatter, when #BlackandBrownLivesMatter, and when #AllLivesMatter”
I was making small talk with one of my cousins on a visit to India maybe 10 years ago. “Did you ever think about moving to the West?” I asked him. He’s a doctor in a very remote, very poor village where snakebites are the most common cause of death. “Never,” he answered promptly andContinue reading “A Family Divided: the hard part of the immigrant story (a reflection on seeing “Documented”)”
Over vietnamese spring rolls this evening, I shared a story with some fellow-immigrant friends of mine that they noted captures the immigrant experience, so I’m sharing it, with the hope that my parents won’t mind.