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Reflections on James Baldwin: Justice

Justice beats its heart when those who have been left out and pushed out exercise their rights and experience the promises of our democracy. We witness how our justice system protects the law. That is why police officers are called law enforcement and not peace...

Raising consciousness through conduct

The time is always right to do right. Dr. King recognized that what we do, affects who we are and how we think. At the Freedom Center, we refer to this concept of Dr. King’s as “the three C’s: Conduct, Character, and Consciousness” (Wilson). The essence of democracy...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Power

In our society, change is reliant on power. Power is the ability to achieve purpose. It is the strength required to bring social, political, and economic change. A necessary factor in the demanding of love and justice. The powerful, never lose opportunities, they...

Working Hard for Love and Unity

A difference in ideas does not mean one opinion is right and the other is wrong. Our bipartisan government struggles to look beyond the individual scope. With the purpose to govern, our parties should have the intention to look over the people of this nation, but the...

Fighting for Social Change Together

For the soul of our nation, for ourselves, change is necessary. Passion is necessary. Right now, there is terror upon us. The damage being done is undeniable. We cannot have a grace period when millions of infants are suffering from poverty and a pandemic. Though...

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Coaching for Growth and Development

           While many types of relationships assist others in becoming who they are meant to be, we believe that a coaching relationship excels in evoking a desire for self-growth and development.  This brief...

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Teaching in Material Context

In spite of well researched inequities in the U.S., many educators work without an understanding of the material conditions that perpetuate these inequities. Disproportionalities based on race and low socio-economic standing are often the silent giant in classrooms...

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