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Greenleaf and Gospel Music

I’m a fan of the TV show "Greenleaf." The fact that the show has the Oprah…


“The Truth We Omit”: How Black Panther Addresses Fatherhood

Warning: This article contains spoilers."Papa, tell me a story.”“Which one?"…


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Do it For the Diaspora?: The Moral Question Behind Black Panther

Once wunderkind writer and director Ryan Coogler and the stellar cast of "Black…


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Stranger Things and The Sinclairs

After finishing season 2 of Stranger Things (in 2 days), I was impressed.…


Pass The Remote: Get Out

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIt’s movie time! Jemar and Tyler review…


Get Out Movie Review

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


Hidden Figures Revealed: Movie Review

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


Fences Movie: A Christian Reflection

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


Pass The Mic: Black Panther And The Longing For A Hero King

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadTyler and Beau discuss the recent film…


What Hath the Oscars to do with Evangelical Churches?

It’s that time of year again: the Academy Awards. For those of us who love…


The Noah Ticket

Is Noah (2014) worth watching? I finally had the opportunity to catch this…


Selma's Triumph

Selma. Oh, my goodness. You will need to see this.Selma is everything a…


Roundtable: Black Jesus

Jemar is joined by Tyler Burns and Beau York to discuss the new Adult Swim…


Roundtable Discussion: Noah (The Movie)

Phillip is joined by Adam Thomason, Muche Ukegbu, Tyler Burns, and Jasmine…


By Us, About Us: Reflections on 12 Years a Slave and Literature

I remember the first time I ever realized that a story could center around…


Film Review: 12 Years A Slave

“Days ago I was with my family in my home, and now you are telling me that all…


Why We Are Not Post Racial

History is alive.  And in the United States that history is racial.I recently…


Your Prosperity is Too Weak: Why the Preachers of LA and Prosperity Theology Miss It

Recently, The Gospel Coalition published an article written by Joe Carter…


42: 3 Lessons From Former Dodgers Owner Branch Rickey

This weekend I had the pleasure of watching 42, the story of Jackie Robinson’s…