Why did Mary’s mother weep? Because they are not breaking the law, our laws are breaking the spirits of our brothers and sisters who are simply here without legal authorization.
The most difficult leg of the pilgrimage had to be Buford Highway in Atlanta’s DeKalb County. The main drag of this polyglot commercial area interestingly enough called “International Village” is a clear example of what social work theorist David Gil calls “structural violence” or what others like my friend and President of Flourish, Rusty Pritchard, [...]
As a part of my DriveFast for Lent I will be participating in this 6-day, 50-mile pilgrimage. Want to join me on any or all of these days? First interfaith Pilgrimage for Immigrants, April 5–10, spans from Gainesville to Atlanta ATLANTA – Hundreds of faithful from diverse world religions will unite in a prayerful [...]
From the March 14, 2009 LaGrange Daily News… Duct tape sealing her mouth, Cherrie Piper squeezed the brakes of her wheelchair as she approached the stretch of Mitchell Street sidewalk where her son was gunned down almost three months ago. Nearly 50 friends and family members of 20-year-old murder victim Matthew Piper followed. “Cherrie’s mouth [...]
This unfortunate crime against a pedestrian occurred approximately two weeks ago. Below is the report from the LaGrange Daily News. A man walking home from church was assaulted at gunpoint on Hamilton Road Sunday afternoon. Police said the victim gave the following account: Billy Rollins, 43, of Hamilton Road was walking home from church when a dark [...]