Daryl Grigsby: White America gave Trump the platform to lead the charge

Published in the Grass Valley Union on January 12, 2021. Find it here. The shame of the assault on the Capitol of the United States is the shame of white America. By white America, I do not mean every white person in the United States. I do, however, mean the majority of white Americans. Majority

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No Safe Way to Protest

The Reverend David Nui, pastor Nevada City United Methodist Church (Regarding whether we should hold a demonstration for racial justice after violent white supremacists attacked a previous one.) This is a challenging time and we cannot allow the injustices and the violence to dominate our lives and our community. Fear is what the counter-peace protestors

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An open letter to our Christian clergy

Becky Gillespie: An open letter to our Christian clergy The times we live in echo the words of God speaking to prophet Isaiah, “Whom shall I send?” People are crying out for racial justice in our country, and Christian clergy are standing on the sidelines. Nevada County may not have the diversity present in other

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Poverty Amid Pandemic: The Moral Response to Covid 19

The Rev. Dr. William Barber of the Poor People’s Campaign   The video of this speech by Rev. Dr. Barber’s starts about 8 minutes into the video below, but the whole video is well worth watching. We’re in a moment where hope for our many holy traditions will return to where they began in the

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