Innovation Blog

Showcasing the Global Network of Kellogg Fellows

  • The Power of Our Example

    Mother Emanuel AME graphic

    This week in South Carolina the nation witnessed shock and awe.

    Shock: Nine innocent members of the historic Emanuel African Methodist Church attending a Bible study murdered at the hands of a hate-filled white supremacist attempting to incite and spread violence.

    Awe: Families of the murder victims forgiving the gunman, Dylann Roof.

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Mother Emanuel AME graphic

This week in South Carolina the nation witnessed shock and awe.

Shock: Nine innocent members of the historic Emanuel African Methodist Church attending a Bible study murdered at the hands of a hate-filled white supremacist attempting to incite and spread violence.

Awe: Families of the murder victims forgiving the gunman, Dylann Roof.

Fighting for Justice Throughout History

I am exhausted. I am just tired of fighting. Sometimes I feel like we all live on treadmills when it comes to social justice. But I know that I can’t quit fighting, and neither can you. As members of the KFLA family we have been brought together by a common call to do good, and to change the world in some small way.

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Es innegable que América latina y el Caribe es una de las regiones más complejas del mundo y la que quizá mayores cambios en materia social, económica y cultural ha experimentado en las últimas décadas.

 

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Em meados do século XIX o mundo vivia o que foi definido como uma realidade repleta de desigualdades sociais, sendo que a busca em se encontrar o equilíbrio entre os extremos (desiguais) configurou o conceito “justiça social”, que significou a criação de mecanismos de proteção a favor dos mais fracos.

“God grant me... courage to change the things I can….”

Much of what happens in our world leaves us initially speechless. Last year I watched the video of the death of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old African-American boy with a toy gun whom a policeman shot and killed within less than two seconds of arriving at his playground. Less than two seconds. Nothing I could write here would suffice to describe what happened; it has to be seen to be believed and understood.

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I've just returned from a fact finding visit in Anse a Pitres. I am still processing what we saw. The people's voices ringing in my ears, their anguish weighing heavily on my heart. My eyes and my throat remember the dry graininess of the dust laden wind, I can still taste it's powdery saltiness on my tongue....

Kellogg Fellows preach what they practice at annual TEDx Conferences