Century community engagement editor Katara Patton interviews Stacey L. Holman
Esau McCaulley’s book reclaims what the Black church has always known.
“Food charity is a sweet siren song. It is not a sustainable track toward the Beloved Community.”
Four new books that explore Black Americans’ religious witness
To insist on a narrative of forgiveness is dehumanizing and violent. It goes against the very nature of lament.
During the pandemic, our church’s justice work has gone online.
Early on, I got caught up in the logic of the Spirit—and in the steady beat of black life.
With white supremacists surrounding the University of Virginia, what is our role?
A brief black and Anabaptist account
A century before Alicia Garza came Anna Arnold Hedgeman, Violet Johnson, and Florence Spearing Randolph.
Christianity isn’t inherently white supremacist. But Christian faith in America has been interpreted in a way that upholds the tenets of white supremacy, which is built on 18th and 19th century Western hegemonic values. These cultural values, which have been intertwined into mainline American Christianity, protect and uphold the system of white supremacy. “All men are created equal,” claims the Declaration of Independence.