The Beautiful Cord Surrounding Black Men

Brown skin, you know I love your Brown skin. I can’t tell where yours begins.…


PTM: “He Saw That It Was Good” with Sho Baraka

 In this episode, Tyler and Jemar are joined by artist, creative, and writer…


The Lasting Effects of the White Evangelical Factory

“Dreadlocks are dirty.” Her frosty white words fell upon my melanated skin as…


Abortion and the Weaponization of Black Wombs

I am not here to debate abortion. In fact, I’m not even going to share my own…


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…