black art

On Portraits, Blackness, and Art

An artist is a precarious thing to be.I'm thinking of Kehinde Wiley and Amy…


White Evangelicals Must Ask, "Why Does Our Theology Lead to Republicanism?"

Much virtual ink has been spilled discussing the merits of the term…


The Abuse of Denial: How We Avoid Change and Add to Oppression

When it comes to the abuse and oppression of other image bearers, we spit in…


Tolerance for Racism Paved the Way for the Moral Bankruptcy of This Moment

The credible sexual abuse allegations leveled at political leaders keep coming.…


abuse

Abuse is 'In Here', not 'Out There'

In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein abuse fallout, as with many public…


race

I Too Am Tired: Race Convos in 2017

It is a weary thing, this racial conciliation monster. If you do not take care,…


meek mill

Meek Mill, Justice, and An Enamored Judge

I remember watching a young and hungry Meek Mill in Philadelphia’s illustrious…


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Stranger Things and The Sinclairs

After finishing season 2 of Stranger Things (in 2 days), I was impressed.…


Sutherland Springs Church Shooting: A Prayer

Like all of you, I was absolutely appalled by the news of the shooting that…


motherhood

Black Motherhood in the Age of Trump

I have two daughters.My youngest was born on Inauguration Day 2017. She’s…


women

Do We Really Value Women?: The Church and a Call for Gender Reconciliation

Domestic Violence Awareness Month is October, and for once, I’m almost at a…


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How the Protestant Reformation led to Martin Luther King, Jr.

This article originally appeared on The Washington Post news…


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The NBA, NFL, and Policing Protest

The NBA and NFL commissioners recently sent memos to their league’s respective…


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Singin’ Us to Glory: The Life and Legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer

On August 31, 1962, a group of young African Americans involved in the Civil…


Poem: A Voice of the Unheard

Wordsstruggle to proceed out my mouthwhile funeral processionsraged-filled…


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LDR Weekend: An Outsider’s Perspective

The following article details my perspective and experience at LDR Weekend.…


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Three Reflections From the Take A Knee Saga

The last 2 weeks ushered in another episode of the America’s culture wars.…


Race Conversations for People of Color in the Trump Era

The Trump administration has never been on the side of people of color. The…


charlottesville

Have We Already Gotten Over Charlottesville?

What happened in Charlottesville horrified many people in this country: Nazis…


The Charlottesville Declaration: An Appeal to the Church in America

For it is time for judgment to begin at the household of God; and if it begins…