I like these. James Michael Sama The more women I talk to, the more I realize that the gentleman is a rare breed. The mission of the New Chivalry Movement is to bring men (and women) together who strive to be … Continue reading
DP Talks wrote a great blog post about my favorite movie, Akeelah and the Bee
11- year-old, Akeelah’s quest to secure the National Spelling Bee Championship is a triumphant journey that draws you into the excitement of … spelling bees? Yes, it’s hard to imagine a movie about a spelling bee as enthralling. But the juxtaposition of Akeelah’s thirst for knowledge with her life circumstances and those circumstances pitted against Akeelah’s privileged counterparts make for a dramatic expose about overcoming the odds.
According to every stereotype and even some pretty convincing statistics, Akeelah shouldn’t even be a contender for graduating…
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My summary of my experience from my first week of school. Modified from an email I sent to my advisor.
“Systematic Theology is going to be great and terrible. Argh. I’m thankful for anti-racist, non-sexist commitments, good ground rules and [MJ] as TA. Helpful and comforting. Yey!
I must say James Cone & Womanist theologians as my guides & journey mates through Greek philosophy & Euro theological thought sure beats Tillich. [C. and M.] rocked it. So, yey some more.
Also, I decided on Theories of Change instead of Christian Ethics. The first class was very powerful. Hopefully, I made the right choice.”