Kirk’s Call That Awakened Us All

It feels like yesterday (It just happened in March. What is time anymore?!)…


Can we Live? The Cost of Respectability Politics

Comedian and actress Mo'Nique recently posted an Instagram saying she was in…


Freedom and the Black Church on Juneteenth

The Black church is at the center of emancipatory events like Juneteenth.…


Why Black and White People Should Commemorate Juneteenth Differently

In junior high and high school whenever the teacher would assign a group…


Naomi Osaka: When Enough is Enough

"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't…


PTM: White Evangelical Racism with Dr. Anthea Butler

Buckle up! We have the incredible Dr. Anthea Butler with us today to talk…


Black Mental Health Matters

In November 2020, the American Psychological Association reported that…


Non-Toxic Masculinity: A Fresh Start

“Meditate and learn to be alone without being lonely...Learn to be quiet…


PTM: The Cost of Reconstruction

This Behind the Mic was too good not to share! Tyler and Jemar talk about the…


The Cost of Leaving

Let me keep it buck: church hurt sucks. And when you #LeaveLOUD, church hurt…


PTM: Creative Anti-Racism with Danielle Coke

Today we have a special interview for you! Our host Tyler Burns recently…


In Our Mothers' Gardens: Reflections on Black Motherhood

I rest in confidence that raising and guiding my Black children is the most…


PTM: What is #LeaveLOUD?

Jemar is BACK! Returning from his brief hiatus, Jemar and Tyler give you the…


White Supremacy & Sexual Violence

History records (read: lies) that Emmet Till catcalled Carolyn Bryant one…


After you #LeaveLOUD, don't forget to rest

I think that it is very hard to know where or even what our next step is when…


Reclaiming My Dignity

Dignity. I remember the first time that I encountered the concept of…


PTM: Behind the Mic- Derek Chauvin Verdict

This past week, the world paused and held its collective breath, waiting for…


George Floyd: A Bittersweet Victory

This summer, I protested the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and…


PTM: Leave LOUD- Behind the Mic with Tyler Burns & Ally Henny

 Family, sometimes you have to throw out the script! That’s what PTM…


Relief After the Insurrection

The morning of January 7, 2021, was a relief. I know that relief isn’t what…