Author: Robert Monson

I wear many hats in my life right now that keep me BUSY. I am ultimately a Black Christian man committed to loving God and loving those around me. Originally I grew up around the south suburbs (mainly) of Chicago and was shaped in my personal thinking as a Black atheist. Currently, I am a seminarian studying the intersection of Womanist and Black liberation theology. I am also a musician and a writer. You can also find me as one of the hosts of Three Black Men Podcast. Curating conversations where unconventional thought processes can be illuminated would have to be my love language. You can usually find me thinking too deeply somewhere or crying over something that has touched my emotions.
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Linked Fate and the Wounds We Carry

Robert Monson

Months ago, I was privileged to converse with some colleagues and a mental health researcher, Dr. Olajide. In this particular conversation, Dr. Olajide facilitated a conversation about Kanye West and other celebrities that seem to garner intense reactions within our communities, most acutely from Black men. Although our conversation primarily centered around Kanye, I couldn’t […]

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