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…


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…


Endurance for a Slow Reconciliation

In 2013, Christiopher Muther wrote on the connection between instant…


Christians and Public Education: A Matter of Biblical Justice

One year ago, Jemar Tisby wrote, There are Children Here: Christians and Public…


Authority, Accountability, and the Death of Walter Scott

To many, the death of Walter Scott appeared to be the most clear-cut case among…


5 Ways Christian Institutions of Higher Education Can Avoid White Supremacy

When you hear the phrase “white supremacy,” you might naturally associate it…


We Must Weep With Those Who Weep

To my brothers and sisters, we must weep with those who weep.In the wake of…


The White Messiah Complex

If you’ve looked at my bio, you may have noticed something about me: I’m white.…


We’re all Renting

 “We’re all renting.”This is something my husband always says. Why does this…


Cultural Trauma and the Acculturated Jesus

This article first appeared on The Twelve blog. It has been re-posted with…


Trump's Election and Feeling "Safe" in White Evangelical Churches

Some of my comments on an episode of Pass The Mic have invited scrutiny and…


Going Deeper by Loving Your Neighbor

One of the greatest relationships I have had has been one with a brother who…


Processing Donald Trump With Jemar Tisby

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadJemar Tisby reflects on the election of…


Jesus and Your Political Party

Jesus didn’t (and doesn’t) fit neatly into any political party. His kingdom is…