Brittney Caldwell couldn’t wait to celebrate. Wearing a bright orange Howard University sweatshirt, she logged into Zoom to teach an extra-credit class with 10 of her female students from AP U.S. history. It was the first school day since Joe Biden won the presidential election, and Caldwell — a Howard alumna, like Vice President-elect Kamala D. Harris — had come ready to discuss the history at hand.
“Kamala Harris,” she’d written on her presentation’s opening slide. “First female Vice President.” CLICK FOR MORE
Re-inventing Work: An Interview with Matthew Fox
by Leslee Goodman, syndicated from moonmagazine.org, Nov 12, 2020 in Daily Good – News that inspires
An Episcopalian priest and theologian, Matthew Fox began his career as a member of the Dominican Order of the Catholic Church but was expelled in 1993 by Cardinal Ratzinger, who later became Pope Benedict XVI. Among Fox’s teachings the Catholic hierarchy found most objectionable was his belief in “original blessing,” which became the title of one of his most popular books. The concept was in direct contravention of the Roman Catholic doctrine that people are born into “original sin.” Fox was also criticized for his embrace of the divine feminine and his acceptance of homosexuality.
Children, Anger Control and Inuit Wisdom
By Michaeleen D0ucleff and Jane Greenhalgh in Goats and Soda
Jean Briggs Collection / American Philosophical Society
Back in the 1960s, a Harvard graduate student made a landmark discovery about the nature of human anger.
At age 34, Jean Briggs traveled above the Arctic Circle and lived out on the tundra for 17 months. There were no roads, no heating systems, no grocery stores. Winter temperatures could easily dip below minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit.
Photo Credit: Liz Preyer Asheville, North Carolina