louisville

The Long Fight for Justice: A Freedom Narrative from Louisville

How long, O Lord? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face…


progress

Are We Really Making Progress?

Recently, the Barna Research Group released a study about “How the summer of…


PTSD & BLack Lives Matter (4 Years Later)

Four years ago, before RAAN became The Witness, before the Cubs won the World…


black children

Raising Black Children in a Racist Society

Racism is a major burden that weighs heavily on the hearts and minds of many…


lecrae

Why Lecrae's "Restoration" Should Still Be On Repeat

What a journey Lecrae has been on! Lecrae’s debut studio album "Real Talk" was…


chadwick boseman

Black Panther: From Suffering to Royalty

We. Are. Tired. This is the cry of Black Americans in 2020. By all accounts,…


Southern Baptist Church

PTM: Leaving the SBC with Pastor John Onwuchekwa

On July 3, 2020, Pastor John Onwuchekwa surprised many by telling his followers…


PTM: Kamala Harris and the Power of Symbolism

Jemar and Tyler are back to discuss what everyone is talking about: the…


Gospel-Salted Speech in A Sin-Salty Age

Speech is powerful. I still remember when my beautiful baby boy uttered the…


What Did God Really Say? Reflections on Candice Benbow & Dr. Howard John Wesley — Part 3

Read Part 1 and Part 2 here! Paul vs Jesus? Another case Benbow makes is that…


misogyny

Oluwatoyin “Toyin” Salau’s Death and Misogyny in the Black Community

“Almost everything that’s ever gone wrong in my life I can trace back to a…


What Did God Really Say? Reflections on Candice Benbow & Dr. Howard John Wesley — Part 2

Read Part 1 here!   Experience vs. Exegesis Both Candice Benbow and Dr.…


Black Christian Love for Asian American Image-Bearers

The global Coronavirus pandemic has brought out the best of many image-bearers.…


PTM - New Flag, Who Dis?

After 126 years of flying as the state’s official representation, Mississippi…


What Did God Really Say? Reflections on Candice Benbow & Dr. Howard John Wesley — Part 1

My first impression of Christianity was that the God it spoke of said “white is…


Black Lives and White Sight: Reading Invisible Man in This Age of Black Death - Part 1

The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are healthy, your whole body will…


White People Want Something From Black People They've Never Given to Us: Mercy

The issue of ending racism is much more complex than simply hugging a police…


Black

Resisting the Spectacle and Restoring Life

On May 6, 2020, public theologian Ekemini Uwan tweeted: “No, I will not watch…


lament

A Prayer of Lament for This Moment

On May 30th, after a raw and real-time of sharing pain, strategy, and hope for…


War on My Skin

There is a war on my skin. And it didn't begin with my parents' bodies. It…