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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Love Wins

by Sharon Delgado Last night I wept. This morning I’m sick at heart. The community I love is divided like never before. Oh, but here come the quail, out from the blackberry bushes, dozens of them. When I sit out on the deck writing in the morning, they tolerate me if I move slowly. Even

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We are better than this? Are we? by Tracy Pepper

Tracy Pepper is founder and executive director of Color Me Human and a board member of Earth Justice Ministries. Her Other Voices piece, “We are better than this? Are we?”  was published in the Grass Valley Union on August 13, 2020.  It is past time to address racial issues in this County. I have heard

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