A conversation with activist and New York Times bestselling author Jemar Tisby about racism, the concept of race, how to work for racial justice, and more
A memoir of a White moderate’s repentance
"Understanding how racism really, really works, and seeing it as not just a social justice issue but a theological imperative, means that we have to talk about it and work on it all the time.”
But they don't say enough about racism in the present.
by Josina Guess
The problem isn't that government efforts to address inequality don't work. It's that they were only haltingly tried.
John Pfaff's Locked In adds to what we've learned from Michelle Alexander's The New Jim Crow.
by Amy Levad
It was the congregation's pro-LGBTQ stance that brought Robbyn Davis-Ellison's family to United Church. The commitment to racial justice kept them there.
Lent is early this year, so it coincides with Black History Month for a full 18 days.
This overlap of sacred and secular calendars proves doubly sacred for Christians in the U.S. The sacred journey of Lent leads us to the cross—at the end of Jesus’ life of healing ministry and preaching good news to the poor. The sacred journey of Black History Month leads us to the lynching tree—as well as to African American innovators such as the man who developed modern blood storage and transfusion.