My mind went again to an event that set off a firestorm on social media not too long ago. Even the White House tweeted about Kendrick Lamar’s passionate Grammy performance in mid-February. The unapologetically political message struck a chord with many in the black community, and as usual set off a round of mixed responses […]
Author: Kim Ransleban
Kim is a curriculum writer and Bible study teacher from central Texas who has been married to a really great guy for 26 years. His work as a high school football and track coach has brought hundreds of young men into their lives to add to their three, grown daughters, and one, perfect granddaughter. They hope to make that four daughters this year as they are in the process of adopting a little girl from Ukraine.
One Tuesday morning, I woke with all too familiar stories on social media. Two young, black men were dead. One of them, David Joseph, died just about an hour south of where I sat. A high school kid, so much like those I love here — except he was naked, unarmed, and shot dead just a […]