This article was first published on the Soujourners Magazine website. Click here for the original and more content! American has a crisis of mass incarceration, and it has little to do with crime rates. The system is broken: America imprisons more of its citizens than any other nation in the world. Even though the United States […]
“Break with the apathy of whiteness,” DiAngelo urges, “and demonstrate that you care enough to put in the effort.”
July 23, 2018— “Pass the Mic,” a podcast focused on the intersection of culture, race, and religion, is coming to Atlanta this week on July 27th! Hosted by Ph.D. history student Jemar Tisby and Pastor Tyler Burns, “Pass the Mic” focuses on discussing current events and issues of Christianity, politics, culture, and race. “We are […]
In the movie “Life,” Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence walk into a restaurant in the deep South and request two items: coffee and a slice of pie. The female employee at the counter offers them a reminder: No Coloreds Allowed. They had entered segregated space—a space that gave her the legal right to refuse the two […]
Tyler and Jemar talk with Ally Henny about a tweet she sent pondering why it is so hard for some to believe black people when they talk about their experiences with racism. Follow Ally on Twitter! Support this podcast on Patreon! SHOW DETAILS Show Hosts: Jemar Tisby + Tyler Burns • Producer: Beau York + Podastery Studios • […]
In the first post of this series, we explored the important role that images have played in shaping both our contemporary discourse around race and the very notion of race itself. Clearly, then, we should think through how we interpret and use such representations. But because images are made by culture-bound humans, their use and […]
Aadam Keeley joins Jemar to discuss a few current events. Follow Aadam on Twitter! Support this podcast on Patreon! SHOW DETAILS Show Hosts: Jemar Tisby + Tyler Burns • Producer: Beau York + Podastery Studios • Pass The Mic: Website + Twitter • The Witness: Website + Twitter
Jesus’ teachings in the Gospels say much about love, justice, compassion, and mercy for the socially marginalized and socially vulnerable.
One professor thought it was okay to use the n-word in a lecture.
Tyler and Jemar discuss their top 5 cultural artifacts (music, movies, tv shows, documentaries, books and people) that they’ve consumed thus far this year. Listen as they swap interesting stories and share moving examples of personal growth. We want to hear your list! What has impacted your life so far in 2018? Support this podcast […]
Memorial Day is a day of remembrance. By setting aside a time to recall soldiers who died fighting for this nation, American citizens rightly honor their sacrifice and that of their family and friends. What often gets overlooked in the observance of Memorial Day, though, is the different experience of African American soldiers. In one […]
It’s time to Pass the Remote! Jemar and Tyler are back to talk about Donald Glover’s provocative viral music video, “This is America”. The conversation gets…interesting. Listen in as we discuss: Is Donald Glover better than Kanye West? What does this video’s racial symbolism mean? What can this video teach us about black joy? Is […]
Their theologizing was ignorant of their South African context of racialized oppression.
I remember the time my son overheard a child say he was stupid because he had “brown skin” — an event which occurred, sadly, within a predominantly white Christian context.
We can all agree that we know what Americans think about “Black Panther,” but what about African-Canadians? How do we Canadians situate ourselves in Wakanda as citizens who live in a nation accused of hiding their racism under the guise of peaceful multiculturalism? It is much cooler to talk about the music, race, and culture […]