Monthly Archives: September 2013

  • Detroit is Not a Metaphor

    Posted on September 26, 2013 by AMoffettB in #Sojourners, Place.

    Last week I went home to Detroit to attend the funeral of a loved one. While it was tough to go back for the second home-going service of the summer, I was also grateful to have the opportunity to spend some time with my family. Whenever I’m in the city, my mom is always excited […]

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  • The Solution to Chicago Violence isn’t More Policing

    Posted on September 12, 2013 by AMoffettB in Violence.

    I left Chicago over a year ago, and somehow it still feels like I am reading a magazine, blog or newspaper piece about the rates of violence in Chicago, at least once a week… Most of it is exaggerated, and the narrative seems to be a go-to for writers who need a sensationalist headline. The […]

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