Scarritt Bennett Center Blog

“Being Black in America”

by Tieranny Woods As I was scrolling through Instagram, I came across this post, “Black doctor says Delta Air Lines staff didn’t believe she is a doctor during in flight medical emergency.”  This black woman, physician noted that during her flight, a flight attendant refused to...

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Before You Vote – THINK AND PRAY!

The rhetoric of this political campaign continues to fill the radio, television, newspapers, and social media. The election of a president, vice president, members of Congress and members of state and local governments are important matters as one considers the future direction of the nation,...

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Labyrinth: We Make the Road By Walking

The labyrinth is a spiritual practice, a form of prayer that is based on the ancient practice of pilgrimage. Pilgrims walked to holy places, shrines to saints or locations in the holy land where important things in biblical history took place. Even in biblical times,...

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A Weekend at Highlander

By BHB Fellows Krysten Cherkaski, Monica McDougal, and Tieranny Woods Recently, we had the opportunity to attend the Highlander Research and Education Center’s 84th Anniversary Homecoming event. After spending some time learning about the history and legacy of Highlander, we were excited to head out to...

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