Life and Death in the Tongue: The Power of Talking (or Not Talking) About Race

Life and Death in the Tongue: The Power of Talking (or Not Talking) About Race
By Tameka Bradley Hobbs, Ph.D. “Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.” – Proverbs 18:21 For the past year, I’ve worked with a passionate group of citizens in the community of Miami Shores to engage in conversations about race and history. Recognizing the demographic realities, as well as social and political inequities, in their community, the South Florida People of Color (the organization)