How to Fight Racism, Part 3 - Commitment to Action

Is racism mostly a reality of the past? Has America largely overcome its…


How to Fight Racism, Part 2 - Relationships

I remember two married couples from my church—one couple was black and the…


How to Fight Racism, Part 1 - Awareness

While activists have initiated remarkable progress when it comes to race in…


The Problem with "Balance" in Race and Politics

Note: The views here are solely of the individual author and do not necessarily…


My 10 Favorite History Books of 2017

After reading dozens of U.S. history books for my PhD coursework this year, I…


"Am I an Evangelical?"- Perspectives from Women and Black Christians

Tyler moderates a panel of women and black Christians to discuss the question,…


The Downside of Integration for Black Christians

In the days of Jim Crow law and custom mandated racial segregation, physical…


"All You Talk about Is Race": Five Responses to a Frustrating Comment

As someone who does race work, every so often someone makes the comment, “All…


Q&A about Race, Religion, Education, and Culture from the RAANetwork

On June 19 (Juneteenth!) Jemar Tisby, president and co-founder of the…


Red and Blue & Black and White: Untangling Race, Religion and Politics in America

They say you should never talk about race, religion, or politics in polite…


Understanding the Heart Cry of #BlackLivesMatter

I recently had the opportunity to give a presentation called "Understanding the…


Galatians 3:28 Does NOT Encourage Color-Blind Christianity!

 In Gal. 3:28, Paul states: “There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave or…


Race and the American Church - A Brief Survey from Colonialism to WWII

The church in the United States has a long and mostly dysfunctional…


Do We Alienate Our White Brothers and Sisters?

Recently, in response to the article “I, Racist” written by John Metta, a white…


Amidst Racial Tensions, Lecrae Asks, "Can You Help Me Understand?"

If you think America is post-racial, just wait about seven days and you will…


Image of God

The Image of God and the African American Experience- Part 3

Some have called slavery, and the resulting racism, the “congenital defect” in…


Now It's OUR Time To Speak: Reflections on a (Possibly) Landmark Event

“A Time to Speak” will become a landmark for Christians on the journey toward…


Image of God

The Image of God and the African American Experience- Part 1

In every era of history certain Christian teachings become prominent.  In this…


A Tough Mind and a Tender Heart : Relevant Words from MLK, Jr. about Ferguson

Hermeneutics of LiberationOn November 24, 2014, I had the sweet privilege of…


Blind to White Privilege and Blinded by White Privilege: A Response to Bill O’Reilly

Editor's Note: This post was written by Jarvis J. Williams, Ph.D. He is…