Demilitarization of Life & Land
Blog FOR Peace
The Fellowship of Reconciliation-USA joins individuals, faith communities, organizations and nations around the world in decrying and mourning this latest display of the violence that permeates our globe.
Along with our prayers for Paris where 129 have lost their lives, we pray for Beirut where 43 were killed, and Baghdad where 26 died in the same 48-hour period. We pray for Syrians who are now being subjected to increased air strikes.
22 November, 2015 - On the one year anniversary of the police shooting of 12 year old Tamir Rice, the Reverend Osagyefo Sekou sent courage and support to his family and the many who side with justice converging on Cleveland, rallying in their home towns and demanding justice from Mizzou to Minneapolis.
The Reverend Sekou also echoed the chorus of calls for Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty to immediately step aside and appoint an independent special prosecutor.
“A year after the murder of this baby, our child, by Cleveland Police Officers...
A Reflection from Centennial
It was day two of FOR’s Centennial celebration. I stepped into the courtyard of Union Theological Seminary in Manhattan, New York, after the George Houser memorial, with fellow FOR staffer Rev. Osagyefo Sekou.
“One thing about...
October 16, 2015 ~ I picked some sea shells at Henoko in Okinawa. Henoko is where the U.S. is relocating their military base against the wishes of 76.1% of Okinawans.
I gave the sea shells as gifts to some of the Afghan Peace Volunteers to help them remember Okinawa’s story.
“Hold the sea shells just next to your ears. It is said that you can hear the waves and the stories...