Archive | August, 2017

“Othering” and the Gospel of Unity: A Commentary on Trump & American Culture

“You are not me, and I am not you.” This simple statement of truth is the fuel that ignites both the deepest friendships and most violent forms of segregation. At creation, Adam saw the differences between himself and his wife, and they led him to rejoice in her differences. The fall of the entire human […]

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America’s Racist Machine & The Fuel of White Supremacy

Just some quick thoughts…. Racism in America is a machine that has historically been fueled by white supremacy. Black people have never enslaved, publicly lynched, & oppressed/marginalized by racism through the legal system. To believe that the problem in our country is “Racism on both sides,” is to horribly misunderstand the problem and history of […]

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Black Voices: “We are here, but you won’t listen.”

I am a ghost. I am not a wraith, but I haunt America’s popular opinion. I am in your church, I am on your social media feed, and I am sitting in the cubicle next to you at work, holding back tears. Pastor, I see you surround yourself with men who simply reenforce your narrative, […]

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Black People Are Not Responsible for White Supremacy

I will never ever understand why people can’t condemn white supremacy as is, without having to give qualifiers regarding black people. No black person ran over an alt-white racist today. White supremacy kills. It murders, rapes, pillages, destroys, and damns. Yes, black people can be racist. But the image of racist hate over the past […]

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Looking Through The Eyes of Black History

    I woke up this morning to all the videos and images of the torch light white supremacy protest at UVA. I watched as a multitude of white supremacists marched with torches and chanted statements of white supremacy. It’s sad. I couldn’t help reflect on the past 2 years and all the pleas and […]

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