Jabari S. Jones

Jabari Jones, outdoors, wearing glasses and smiling slightly.

Jabari Saeed Jones (they/them) is a Black, queer, forty-something, non-binary person residing on unceded Abenaki land in Vermont. They are a student of Radical Dharma, a professional baker, and a novice gardener.

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I've adopted the practice of spiritual reconnection with my ancestors to heal intergenerational trauma.

Reflection | By Jabari S. Jones | February 10, 2021 | From Braver/Wiser
Tagged as: #BlackLivesMatter, 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), 2nd Principle (Justice, Equity, & Compassion), 3rd Principle (Acceptance & Spiritual Growth), 4th Principle (Truth & Meaning), America, Anti-Oppression, Black History / Whitney Young / James Reeb, Direct Experience, Diversity, Generations, Healing, History, International, Prophetic Words & Deeds, Race/Ethnicity, Transformation, Trauma, Worship

Yesterday, a new employee—a white guy—walked into the bakery where I work. “Hi,” he said. “I don’t think I’ve met you yet.” He told me his name. “I’m Jabari,” I replied. “Are you American?,” he asked. I hesitated. “Yeaaaaaaaaaah.” “Well, it’s just that your name is...

Reading | By Jabari S. Jones | July 31, 2017 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: #BlackLivesMatter, 1st Principle (Worth & Dignity), America, Anti-Oppression, Black History / Whitney Young / James Reeb, Direct Experience, Humanism, Identity, Multiculturalism, Race/Ethnicity, Secular

On a spring day in Farmington, Maine, as I was walking downtown, I made my way through a line of cars that were waiting for the light. In front of me was a large Confederate flag flying from the back of a white pick-up. I crossed the street, not looking at who was driving the truck, and went into...

Meditation | By Jabari S. Jones | August 31, 2015 | From WorshipWeb
Tagged as: #BlackLivesMatter, America, Anti-Oppression, Democracy, Direct Experience, Freedom, History, Identity, Prophetic Words & Deeds, Race/Ethnicity

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