July 4, 2016

Lately, it has been a chore to go to church. After all, I really ought to take my children to church. And my mom is so much happier when we are sitting there with her in church. And, of course, as an ordained minister, I’m supposed to go to church, right? Read more

May 13, 2016

Clearly, being Christian means something different to me than to many people in NC who are cite Christianity to support their intolerance. Read more

April 29, 2016

What does Colorado’s ballot initiative for universal healthcare have to do with the moral question of profits in the US? A lot! Read more

April 8, 2016

To destroy racism we have to destroy the system that was built upon Black people’s backs and to destroy that system is to destroy everything that white people hold near and dear to their heart. Read more

April 5, 2016

White people want to believe that we are autonomous—that we are only being racist if we are making a conscious decision to be racist and that those decisions are the only things we’re responsible for. Read more

April 3, 2016

Of the white people I know who actively think and care about racism . . . all of them had some personal connection to a POC (or more than one) who helped them understand. Read more

April 2, 2016

It felt vaguely colonialist for me to be coming to their space for just a handful of weeks, taking their expertise, using their space, playing with their children, and leaving. Read more

April 2, 2016

I used to be the one to always speak out and speak my mind when it came to blackness and racism but . . . I have grown weary because I live and exist in these white spaces that do not understand me. Read more

April 1, 2016

One of the most vibrant memories I have was when I was in second grade, I was playing with a white girl during recess and a teacher came and made me sit out and said, “You are not allowed to touch or play with white girls.” Read more

March 26, 2016

What happened Wednesday in North Carolina is about patriarchy and the authoritarian control of a legislature that feels the power to control social behavior slipping out of its hands. Read more

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