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”

Definition: White Evangelicalism

Context: I’m trying to get reasonably clear definitions of all the terms I either use or have heard lately, so I’m going to start collecting definitions here. These definition posts will be edited as I learn or think more. My working definition: As with White Supremacy, I don’t have a perfect working definition, but aContinue reading “Definition: White Evangelicalism”

Definition: White Supremacy

Context: I’m trying to get reasonably clear definitions of all the terms I either use or have heard lately, so I’m going to start collecting definitions here. These definition posts will be edited as I learn or think more. My working definition: I don’t have one yet. 🙂 If you made me write out aContinue reading “Definition: White Supremacy”