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On Solidarity Among Women of Color

This post is based on the talk I gave on a call of the Women of Color in Ministry Project on April 8, 2016. Solidarity is biblical 1 Corinthians 12:12-26 
If one member of Christ’s body suffers, all suffer.  If one member is honored, all rejoice. Matthew 5:21-24 
 Be reconciled to one another before coming to the altar. I Peter 4:8-10 Above all, maintain constant love for one another, for love covers a multitude of sins. Be hospitable to one another without complaining. Like good stewards of the manifold grace of God, serve one another with whatever gift each of you has received. Meanings of solidarity In the Christian world, there is a tradition of solidarity. US Conference of Catholic Bishops  shares the following Catholic social teaching on solidarity: [Solidarity] is not a feeling of vague compassion or shallow distress at the misfortunes of so many people, both near and far. On the contrary, it is a firm and persevering determination to commit oneself to the common g