A nation that silences stories, ignores, obscures, and criminalizes history; a country that continues to capitalize on the exploitation, exclusion, and expulsion of the most vulnerable through indoctrination, manipulation, and abuse is playing a deadly game of roulette on the edge of its own sword. Continue reading “It would be fatal for the nation to overlook the urgency of the moment.”
By Joel A. Bowman, Sr. In his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech of 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. used the phrase “the urgency of the moment.” As he spoke truth to power, enumerating various aspects of racial inequality, he … Continue reading The Urgency of the Moment: A Call for Christians to Confront Racism
In their book, Taking America Back for God, sociologists Andrew Whitehead and Samuel Perry define Christian nationalism as “a cultural framework – a collection of myths, traditions, symbols, narratives, and value systems – that idealizes and advocates a fusion of Christianity with American civic life.” Continue reading What’s Unchristian About Christian Nationalism?
“The stages of history are replete with the chants and choruses of the conquerors of old who came killing in pursuit of peace. Alexander, Genghis Khan, Julius Caesar, Charlemagne and Napoleon were akin in seeking a peaceful world order, a … Continue reading DREAM MARE by Carl McRoy
In her book entitled “Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome,” Dr. Joy DeGruy explains how the psychological damage resulting from traumatic racial experiences can be passed down from generation to generation. This trauma is not only experienced by the victim, but it … Continue reading It’s All In Your Head
Recently, I was discussing COVID-19 with Christina Anounassar, a fellow mixie who resides in Canada. We were sharing opinions regarding the number of people of color not getting vaccinated, the historical legacy of medical experimentation and the resulting lack of … Continue reading When Compromise is Embedded in our Culture