Podcast: Play in new window | Download Jemar and Tyler discuss the recent issues surrounding Gaye Clark’s TGC article ‘When God Sends Your White Daughter a Black Husband’ as well as the legacy of Ferguson two years after the death of Mike Brown. Note: The original TGC article has been removed at Ms Clark’s request and replaced with a […]
Dr. Carl Ellis, Jr. explains how neither racism nor personal responsibility by themselves can explain the current racial tension in American. We must address the “culture of dysfunctionality”.
In this open letter, RAAN contributor Mike Higgins gives details of the night he and his daughter were arrested during demonstrations for the anniversary of Mike Brown’s death.
He highlights the reasons why justice isn’t blind, and calls us into personal action.
Sunday August 9, 2015 marks one year since white former police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. This shooting resulted in weeks of organized, disorganized, and sometimes violent protests, while also igniting a much needed dialogue about race and race relations in the U.S. Since Brown’s death, numerous […]
New Testament professor, Jarvis Williams, applies ideas of tough-mindedness and tender-heartedness from one of MLK’s sermons to the situation in Ferguson and African Americans today.
Jemar is joined by Tyler Burns & Michelle Higgins to discuss the events in Ferguson surrounding the killing of Michael Brown, race relations in America, and the role of the church in the midst of injustice. Note: Episode recorded live via Google Hangout on Aug 19, 2014. At that time we experienced a few delays […]
I’m so glad Justin Taylor posted his piece, “America in Black and White: Why Do So Many of Us Respond to Ferguson So Differently?” And I’m glad he quoted Pastor Bob Bixby so extensively in it. This is one of those rare blog posts that truly helps the reader make sense of a complex situation and […]
Who was Mike Brown? Was he an upstanding young man with a promising future on his way to college? Or was he a criminal who disregarded authority and robbed a liquor store on the very night he was killed? The answer to both of those questions is “yes”. Mike Brown: Kid Next Door or Criminal? […]