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Can America survive if it doesn’t reckon with the legacy of White Supremacy?

I needed a break from Kendi’s “How to Be An Antiracist” (I seldom am able to read books the whole way through at once), so I picked up my first book by James H. Cone, “Black Theology & Black Power”. I haven’t even made it past the introduction, but I’ve already hit a quote thatContinue reading “Can America survive if it doesn’t reckon with the legacy of White Supremacy?”

The White Evangelical church is the sunken place

I recently heard the White Evangelical church described as the “sunken place”, and I can’t get it out of my head. Here are my thoughts. Spoilers ahead for the movie Get Out! In Get Out, a seemingly friendly progressive white family brings Black people out to their house where the wife hypnotizes them. Each hypnotizedContinue reading “The White Evangelical church is the sunken place”

How I Know Donald Trump is Racist, and Why It Doesn’t Matter

I’ve realized recently that many of my online conversations with conservative friends about race and justice and politics have been derailed when they suggest that Donald Trump’s racism (or, in their eyes, his not being a racist) is a key factor in the conversations around politics and race. When these folks talk about an individualContinue reading “How I Know Donald Trump is Racist, and Why It Doesn’t Matter”

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