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White Pools, Black Lives, and the Sacrament of Baptism

In the movie "Life," Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence walk into a restaurant in…


Trust Black People When They Say Racism is Real (PTM 212)

Tyler and Jemar talk with Ally Henny about a tweet she sent pondering why it is…


Representing Race: Lenses for Interpretation

In the first post of this series, we explored the important role that images…


Restaurants, Protests, and "Civility" with Aadam Keeley (PTM 210)

Aadam Keeley joins Jemar to discuss a few current events.Follow Aadam on…


This Is Pure and Undefiled Religion: Take Care of Orphans and Widows in Their Affliction

Those in positions of power have a history of using the bible to justify…


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Seminary While Black: How One Institution’s Toxic Culture is Causing a Black Exodus

The culture at Fuller Theological Seminary is toxic to black students, faculty,…


Top 5 Cultural Artifacts of 2018 (PTM 206)

Tyler and Jemar discuss their top 5 cultural artifacts (music, movies, tv…


We Return Fighting: How Memorial Day Can Mean Something Different for African American Soldiers

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance. By setting aside a time to recall…


This is America: A Video Review (PTM 204)

It’s time to Pass the Remote! Jemar and Tyler are back to talk about Donald…


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Revisiting Apartheid and Reformed Theology: Who Is To Blame?

Theologizing in the Midst of ApartheidIn 1991, Dr. Coenie Burger of…


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Why Teach Your Kids about the Gospel and Racial Reconciliation?

Editor’s note: This excerpt is taken from The Gospel in Color — For Parents, a…


What African-Canadian Women Thought of Black Panther

We can all agree that we know what Americans think about "Black Panther," but…


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Wakanda in Infinity War

The first comic book I ever owned was a gift from my grandmother. I’ll never…


After Lemonade: The Future of Black Christians in the Diaspora

"I’m never gonna treat you like I should." – Jay–Z, "4:44"The elevator…


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A Letter from the Angry Black Woman in Your Pew

“The most disrespected person in America is the black woman. The most…


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James Cone, the Cross, and the Lynching Memorial

This article first appeared here on the Religion News Service site on April…


The Witness Names Vice President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 1, 2018—The Witness announced today that Tyler Burns…


Interview with Dr. Frank A. Thomas about Black Preaching (PTM 202)

Pass the Mic is excited to interview an expert in black preaching, Dr. Frank…


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I Thought My Wife Wasn’t “Woke”

I cued the video then handed my phone to my wife with a grin. She stared at the…


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A Wilderness Wandering After the "Quiet Exodus"

In a revealing article in the New York Times, journalist Campbell Robertson,…