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  • Blog
    Mon, 25 Aug 2014
    ArticleAirdrop Now

    In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. – Martin Luther King, Jr., 1967 Last week the U.S. military began a series of humanitarian aid airdrops to tens of thousands of civilians who fled to the desolate Sinjar mountains from Islamic State (ISIS / ISIL) fighters... more...

  • Blog
    Thu, 21 Aug 2014
    ArticleThe Police vs. The People: How Do We Respond?

    As I write this, events unfolding in Ferguson, Missouri are the leading story among an overwhelming number of reports alleging police criminality or misconduct against people in their communities. Several violent incidents have been covered in the news. Many more that are not making headlines have found their way onto my Facebook... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 19 Aug 2014
    ArticleHow I Learned from People I Had Learned to Avoid

    After my bat-mitzvah at age twelve, my family stopped attending temple. I am proud of my ancestry and grateful for the rich heritage that accompanies it, but I am not religious. I have never regularly practiced or prayed, or participated in any religious groups. Religion in all its forms has always made me uncomfortable, so I... more...

  • Blog
    Fri, 15 Aug 2014
    ArticleA Day’s Difference

    Americans (and, because of social media, people around the globe) have recoiled with horror, dismay and disgust at scenes from Ferguson, MO that have emerged this week in the wake of the tragic fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed, eighteen year-old African American. Just days before he was about to enter college, Brown was killed... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 12 Aug 2014
    ArticleI Am A Black Gay Christian—And I Know God Loves...

    I am Ronald Moore, and like all of us, I am the sum of many parts—a native of Detroit, graduate of Michigan State University, member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Hewlett Packard retiree, devout Christian member of The Riverside Church of New York, proud African American, and a proud gay man. Read more. more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 12 Aug 2014
    ArticleBreaking News: Robin Williams Defeats ISIS

    By the time I commuted home last night, news of Robin Williams’ death had exploded across American media. His death marks a loss of part of our national culture.  His star rose during the economic boom of the late 20th Century, and he was brilliant in a constellation of quirky funny men (alongside Tom Hanks, Bill Cosby, Eddie... more...

  • Blog
    Wed, 6 Aug 2014
    ArticleMultiplicity

    Flashback to 1996 and the movie “Multiplicity” starring Michael Keaton:  it was an entertaining premise of What would happen if there were two of me, or three, or four? We quickly learn that although the “Michaels” seem alike, they are all different.  Like veterans. Today our communities are supporting... more...

  • Blog
    Mon, 4 Aug 2014
    ArticleThere Is Something About America

    I speak for the fifteen members of the TE’A Company when I state that There’s Something About America is a bold and exciting experiment in theatre for social change. There is something about America that we deeply love, so we have spent the past year working together to devise just the right the mix of characters, themes,... more...

  • Blog
    Mon, 4 Aug 2014
    ArticleGail Langstroth Intersections’ Ribbon of Hope...

    Gail Langstroth is a good friend of Intersections International.  Over the years she has volunteered time and talent in support of many of our events, including our Ribbons of Hope installation that was created in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of 9/11. A poet, eurythmist and a visual artist, Gail is also a writer and the... more...

  • Blog
    Thu, 31 Jul 2014
    ArticlePerfect Storm

    As you know, Intersections has been a driving force behind the US-Pakistan Interreligious Consortium, an alliance of religious leaders, community organizers, scholars and students who have gathered together on several occasions to build relationships, alter stereotypes and develop and implement an action agenda that reduces the level of... more...

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