What is to be done about the police and the police culture? Some say ‘spend less money on them’. Some say what we used to call ‘integrate’. Some say ‘teach them to use nonviolent coercion, like mental health aides’. But […]
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In which I argue that it is precisely because of ‘white privilege’ that we tolerate a double standard of ‘racist’ remarks about white people from others; because we aren’t ‘hurt’ as much. Sometimes outspoken women and men, including college professors, […]
A story in which my own experience in a black neighborhood convinced me that the hope for reconciliation is not dead It was late February, and I was on my way to a men’s retreat in Malibu, California. And I […]
About Howard Ahmanson
Howard F. Ahmanson, Jr. was born in Los Angeles in 1950. He graduated from Occidental College with a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s degree in linguistics from the University of Texas at Arlington. In 1986 he married journalist Roberta Green. Most of his time is now spent on philanthropy, mostly relating to the intersection of Christianity and culture. He is an advisor to the Christian Community Development Association, a network of nearly 400 inner city ministries nationwide. This is his personal blog. His interests include geography and history, and especially stand-up paddle boarding. Read more here.