Gabby Douglas is the first African American to win the women’s gymnastics all-around gold medal, which she won in addition to her women’s team gold medal. Yet the talk of many has been on her hair.
Day: August 8, 2012
[Episcopal News Service] James E. Solheim – the Episcopal Church’s news director in an era bookended by the election of Anglicanism’s first female bishop and the ordination of its first openly gay bishop – died August 8 after several weeks’ hospitalization. A resident of Trenton, New Jersey, Solheim was 73 and suffered respiratory failure, said …
The Center for Courage and Renewal, founded by Parker J. Palmer, includes this in the “about” section of its website:
The recent shooting in the Sikh temple in Wisconsin has focused the media on a genre of American music that promotes hate and violence. Matt Smith writes in CNN.com:
Bishop Tutu began his answer with this: “First, I do not know what kind of person I might have turned out to be had I been subjected to the same conditions as the racists. So I have learned to say thankfully, ‘There but for the grace of God go I.'”