Get Out Movie Review

From the moment I watched the preview of Get Out movie, I knew it would either…


Book Review: Christianity, Social Justice, & Japanese American Incarceration During World War 2

Anne Blankenship, assistant professor of religious studies at North Dakota…


Red and Blue & Black and White: Untangling Race, Religion and Politics in America

They say you should never talk about race, religion, or politics in polite…


Why Racism Might Defeat American Evangelicalism: Part 1

Divided By Faith (2001), the famous book written by Emerson and Smith,…


Lessons from Jackson, Mississippi

When my husband took a job in Mississippi, I didn’t know if I could do it. We…


We Persevere - Ancestors on Mission: Phillis Wheatley

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Evangelicalism and White-Centered Discipleship Part 1

White-centeredness highlights the actions of the majority culture as normal,…


Racism and Elitism in Higher Education

In order to do this [listen to the voices of the marginalized], there must be a…


Black Life, White Affluence, and Double Consciousness

During moments of racial tension, we rightly seek to address the underlying…


Sex is not Sexual Intimacy

Sexual intimacy is only a form of intimacy, and in order to define it, we must…


The Bad Optics of White Male Domination in the US Senate

Another controversy has erupted in the US government regarding gender, race,…


On Black History: From Platitudes to Participation

My wife and I recently watched the movie, Hidden Figures. We thoroughly enjoyed…


"Alternative Facts" in a Racialized Society

President Trump suggests his presidential inauguration was attended by and…


Pass The Mic: Reflections On President Obama’s Legacy

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadJemar and Tyler look back at the past 8…


The Lonely Path of Racial Reconciliation For Minorities

Racial reconciliation can be a lonely path for the black and brown (and…


Hidden Figures Revealed: Movie Review

As a black woman, I was deeply moved by Hidden Figures. I am not usually one…


Reasons I’m Sad to See the First Black Presidency End

In this new year, Americans and the world are trying to prepare themselves for…


Fences Movie: A Christian Reflection

This movie review originally appeared on John's personal blog, and has been…


Say My Name

Welcome to The World Of “Dee”Last summer, I changed my name -- not legally but…


Pass The Mic: Safe Havens In Tumultuous Times

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadJemar and Tyler discuss a few safe…