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…


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…


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…


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…


Colin Kaepernick

We Wear the Mask

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


black art

On Portraits, Blackness, and Art

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


In the Middle: A View of African and Caribbean American Life

I feel as though I’ve been living in the middle for my entire life: the…


motherhood

Black Motherhood in the Age of Trump

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


I’m a black man who moved to the Deep South. Here’s what it’s teaching me about race.

Note: This article originally appeared on Vox.comI almost swerved off the…


Dignity in Community

I serve as senior pastor and a major part of my call and passion is to care for…


The Downside of Integration for Black Christians

In the days of Jim Crow law and custom mandated racial segregation, physical…


white supremacy

Reject Overt and COVERT White Supremacy

Overt expressions of White Supremacy engulfed Charlottesville this past…


"All You Talk about Is Race": Five Responses to a Frustrating Comment

As someone who does race work, every so often someone makes the comment, “All…