“There Is a Wide, Wide Wonder In It All”: The Blessing of Black Fathers

“Because that’s my job.” That was my father’s answer when I asked him why he served our family so excellently. Each week my father worked a different shift: 6am to 2pm; 10pm to 6am; 2pm to 10pm. He worked this soul-destroying schedule for more than thirty years. He gained employment in factories and the unskilled [Read More…]

Waiting for Resurrection: A Post-Easter Lament for Black Communities

Jesus lives. Yet, many African-Americans are still waiting for the resurrection. [Read more…]