Genetics now part of reconciliation conversation

Nelson talks about finding identity in genealogy

In the mid-to-late 1700s, Venture Smith was brought to America, sold into slavery and eventually bought out in what is now a well-known story. His descendants, despite having more information than most have about their slave ancestors, wanted to know more and set out on a journey in 2006. They dug up his grave with […]

Panel reflects on strife between police and public

Panelists push for accountability and progress

A panel of police officers, policy makers and faith leaders gathered in Upper Gwinn on Wednesday, Oct. 25, for Seattle Pacific’s “Panel Discussion on Policing: Where Do We Go From Here?” which focused on the issues of police violence, racial profiling and solutions for communities and police departments. “These conversations have to take place,” panelist […]