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…


Why I Left the Black Church 18 Years Ago & Why Returning Was Imperative

Two years ago, Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo declared 2019 the “Year of…


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…


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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…


What Did God Really Say? Reflections on Candice Benbow & Dr. Howard John Wesley — Part 2

Read Part 1 here!   Experience vs. Exegesis Both Candice Benbow and Dr.…


Black Christian Love for Asian American Image-Bearers

The global Coronavirus pandemic has brought out the best of many image-bearers.…


My Name is My Name

“My name is my name!” -Marlo Stanfield, The Wire I Am.. My name was something I…


What Did God Really Say? Reflections on Candice Benbow & Dr. Howard John Wesley — Part 1

My first impression of Christianity was that the God it spoke of said “white is…


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

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


Black Lives and White Sight: Reading Invisible Man in This Age of Black Death - Part 1

The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are healthy, your whole body will…


“Not My Jesus” with Pastor John Faison

This is a big one, y’all! Jemar and Tyler had the privilege of recording this…


White People Want Something From Black People They've Never Given to Us: Mercy

The issue of ending racism is much more complex than simply hugging a police…


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Resisting the Spectacle and Restoring Life

On May 6, 2020, public theologian Ekemini Uwan tweeted: “No, I will not watch…


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A Prayer of Lament for This Moment

On May 30th, after a raw and real-time of sharing pain, strategy, and hope for…


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Ahmaud Arbery, the Killing of Whiteness, & the Preservation of Black Lives in America

There’s something terribly wrong with this country’s justice system if we have…


Surviving Toxic Families

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


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Brown Girl, I See You

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


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Casting Our Cares During the Coronavirus

This article was first published on the author's personal page and has been…


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Black History Recommendations

Here's a list of Black History recommendations that will take more than a month…


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Get Out!: An Explicit Call for “Black Evangelicals” to Continue their Exodus - Part 3

In this final piece, I will argue that “Black evangelicals” should (re)join…