Category: Current Events

Politics Pass the Mic Podcasts

“RICO Suave” (aka, The Latest Trump Indictment)

The Witness

Our resident wordsmith Ally Henny referred to the 45th president as “RICO Suave.” It’s a reference to the latest indictment of Trump (he’s facing 91 total counts if you’re keeping track)–this time in Georgia and for Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) violations. Tyler and Jemar talk about how this case differs from previous indictments […]

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#LeaveLoud The Church Current Events Pastoring & Leadership

Taking Spit: When spiritual abuse masquerades as anointing

Ally Henny

My good friend Jemar Tisby recently wrote an excellent article for The Witness BCC about the latest controversy to surround Transformation Church in Tulsa, OK and Pastor Mike Todd. In his article, Jemar offers a poignant response to “Spittlegate” and casts vision for the church as it should be. I hope that you will take […]

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Current Events Justice

Analyzing Racial Trauma in the Age of COVID-19

Joel A. Bowman Sr.

We are embroiled in one of the most tumultuous periods of our recent collective memory.  This is largely due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, which has taken the lives of nearly a million people in the United States. To many, this has simultaneously been a time of national reckoning with another deadly “virus”: systemic racism. The American Medical Association (AMA) has rightly deemed racism “a public health […]

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