The United States does not teach a history of America, it teaches a mythology. Whether it's the myth that Christopher Columbus discovered America, Abraham Lincoln abolished slavery or Donald Trump was the only Presidential candidate in 2016 (and 2020) promising to "Make America Great Again", there are many Unsettling Truths we must look at as a nation if we want to create common memory.
In 2020 I ran for the office of President of the United States with a vision that 'We the People' might finally mean #AllThePeople. The campaign may be over but the vision is still going strong.
On March 21, 2019, I spoke to students from Mosaic Ministries at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. My topic was "Whose Blood Covers Systemic, Corporate Sin?"
We the People - The Three Most Misunderstood Words in US History Mark Charles @ TEDx Tysons Over the years I have had the honor of speaking from many stages throughout the country and even around the world. However, 2 weeks ago was probably one of the most significant, in terms of location, message and... Continue Reading →