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I Too Am Tired: Race Convos in 2020

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


I Used To Know Her…

“A Black man I go to church with voted for him too.” And just like that, I knew…


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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…


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Are We Really Making Progress?

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


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…


America's Legacy of Racism

America's Legacy of Racism

 In the past few weeks, the facts about the senseless murders of Breonna…


War on My Skin

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


"What Other Way They Ever Do Us?" — Why The Central Park 5 Can Happen Again

When I was a teenager, my mother hated the idea of me going out in groups with…


History as Activism – Jemar Tisby at Theology on Tap Chattanooga

Confederate monuments, kneeling during the national anthem, the #MeToo…


The Long History of Racism and Reformed Theology – Jemar Tisby at Covenant College

Listen at Jemar shares his experience with racism in reformed theology,…


Does The School-to-Prison Pipeline Run Through Your Home?

We send our children to school with the hopes they will receive a good…


A Better Statement on Christianity and Justice: The Chicago Declaration of Evangelical Social Concern

A recent statement entitled “The Gospel and Social Justice” has deservedly…


The Slaughter

I recently performed my new spoken word piece: "The Slaughter" live at the…


Mason Temple and The Freedom To Be: A Respectable Religion Under The White Gaze

On the eve of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination, the…


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Honor the Real King

April 4, 2018, marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin…


Of Sh*tholes and Section 8: A Response to Rod Dreher

In the current state of public discourse offensive statements have become…


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Mercy and Justice: Jesus Our Perfect Advocate

My entire professional career has been in the movement to end domestic and…


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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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Where Are All the Black Evangelicals: The Rise of Woke Evangelicalism

Been in the ‘burbs for quite some time,But I still might hit up the gas…


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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…