Calling the Jubilee

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“It may well be that we will have to repent in this generation. Not merely for the vitriolic words and the violent actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence and indifference of the good people who sit around and say, “Wait on time.” – Martin Luther King

Several years ago I sat with my good friend Yvonne Coghill having dinner. We talked about many things. It was night of deep conversation, much laughter and real energy. Yvonne then told me something that shocked me. She explained that across the NHS when you go up the structure people like her – black people and people from minority communities – start to disappear. The top was all white. Yvonne explained all the evidence shows that this occurs all over our health systems. Yvonne also explained there was good work going on to change this. I was deeply disturbed and…

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  1. Thank you Lisa for reblogging this. It is a real honor to feature on your site as you constantly express kindness, honesty, support and positive change as lived realities. x

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