The city felt like it had been sucker punched.
I used to wonder about the propriety of faith in a White Jesus. Now I struggle with the efficacy of faith at all.
It’s written in our flesh and rehearsed throughout history.
Perhaps the names once chosen for honor can now spark meaningful conversation.
When it comes to racism, we’re failing it too.
This victory won’t amount to much if Americans don’t understand why racist team names are a problem.
The Christian faith provides some tools for letting go of our defensiveness.
To insist on a narrative of forgiveness is dehumanizing and violent. It goes against the very nature of lament.
Facing the “intolerable trouble” of antiblack violence
When people’s value is reduced to their economic contributions, they are dehumanized.
What would it take to stop seeing neighbors as intruders and threats?
I wish I’d had Mark Charles and Soong-Chan Rah’s book when I was in college.
Joel Goza explores America’s addiction to racism and racialized poverty.
Extremists craft narratives of persecution, oppression, and the need for heroic struggle. So do video games.
Real talk about racism requires getting past knee-jerk reactions.