By now, everyone has heard, and seen, the moment forever enshrined in television history as “The slap heard around the world”. Will Smith’s physical response to Chris Rock’s comedic attack on Jada Pinkett Smith was viewed in real-time by millions and rewatched and remixed countless more times. Presently, a version where Mr. Rock sheds gold […]
Author: Robert Callahan
Robert Callahan is an author, and attorney, practicing Criminal and Family Law in the law firm of Callahan & King, PLLC based in Waco, Texas. As a writer and advocate, he performs center stage in the three-ring circus of law, race, and religion. Robert and his wife celebrate an interracial marriage that has gifted them with three beautiful children, three demanding dogs, and a mountain of student loan debt.
The division caused by racism in American Christianity reminds me of the plot of the novel Lord of the Flies. The story goes like this (spoiler alert – seriously, you’ve had 67 years): Marooned on an island without adult guidance, a group of prim and proper British boys turns nearly-feral. They create a tribalistic civilization […]