Ruthie Johnson is a Florida girl in a Midwest world. Her life has been full of the unexpected — her writing is about her unexpected journey, racial justice, and faith. Currently, Ruthie does consulting work with the YWCA Minneapolis. She has a masters in intercultural communication and is an identity scholar. In her spare time, you can find her painting, cooking, or posting about her dog on Twitter (@aquietstrength).

Stepping Stones on the Path of Solidarity
By Ruthie Johnson

There’s an African proverb that states, “Until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter.”

The Myth of Home
"Lion" and The Narrative of Happily Ever After
By Ruthie Johnson

“Lion”, starring Dev Patel, is a film that chronicles the journey of Saroo, an Indian adoptee who seeks out his biological family 25 years after he is adopted.