With chapters across the US, Coming to the Table is an organization that invites conversation between the descendants of slaves and slaveholders in a move toward healing and reconciliation. “They value the sharing of personal, family and community stories as a powerful vehicle for uncovering history, building relationships, healing and inspiring action.”
This is a New Times review of the book “Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention” by the late Manning Marable. Marable a professor of public affairs, history and African-American Studies at Columbia University shines a bright light on the tireless work and countless speeches aimed at empowering hundreds of thousands of black Americans to create better lives and stronger communities. Marable also shed light on many controversial topics as well how Malcom X in death became a symbol of both resistance and reconciliation for millions around the world. Read the review here.
In this short essay, that appeared the Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, author Melissa J. Armstrong focuses on the necessity of cultural diversity in the ecology profession and the lasting impact that an individual contributor can have on a community.
A film documentary that that takes a look at heart based living from the perspective of modern scent and ancient wisdom. The film has a good mix of scientist, healers, meditation teachers and body workers. Learn more about the language of the heart. View the trailer here.