I See You

In reading Dante Stewart’s piece about the powerful stories of young Black…


black women

Faith & Work: Corporate Discipleship for the “Onlys”

You accept the job to work for an organization. As you began to get settled in,…


wife

Divorcing (White) Evangelicalism, Remarrying My Wife — Part 2

Read Part 1 Here!I write and share these words because I know there are others…


wife

Divorcing White Evangelicalism, Remarrying My Wife — Part 1

My wife and I were on the edge. The last time I wrote about our relationship…


black children

Raising Black Children in a Racist Society

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


Black Joy and Co-Crucifixion with Christ

“Say It Loud – I'm Black and I'm Proud” (1969) was an anthem of Black joy as we…


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…


Black Lives and White Sight: Reading Invisible Man in This Age of Black Death - Part 2

Read Part 1 here! White Sight and Black LivesEllison’s image of the…


Surviving Toxic Families

“Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.” -Ancient Proverb“But…


brown girl, I see you

Brown Girl, I See You

Whenever my environment had failed to support or nourish me, I had clutched at…


black women

To Black Women Who Just Want to Heal

To the women who came forward and engaged the public about their experiences…


More than a Cog in the Machine

This is the 3rd Interview for A Series of Stories Exploring Black and Brown…


Way Out of No Way

Noname doesn’t owe anyone.The Chicago artist recently announced via Twitter…


To Be Young, Gifted, & Black: A Letter to a Young Black Leader — Part 2

To Be GiftedBack in my college football days, I would often share my feelings…


To Be Young, Gifted, & Black: A Letter to a Young Black Leader — Part 1

There was once a story told of a little boy who loved to stop and watch an…


Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison: Black Without Apology

Eleven novels. Nine works of nonfiction. Over twenty awards. 88 years.We are…


fathers

When the Fatherless Become Fathers

The first time I remember my father told me he loved me was just shy of my…


cardi b

Outlasting Cardi B & Offset: Encouragement for Young Couples With Struggling Marriages

“I know I’m not having a baby with a sh###y-a## man,” rapper Cardi B explained…


Colin Kaepernick

We Wear the Mask

Childish Gambino’s “This is America” is a powerful, prophetic critique of the…