Category: Race

Taking down the Emancipation Memorial: When whiteness tells our stories

In May of 2020, amidst national unrest sparked by the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and many […]

Racism = Prejudice + Power

Whiteness tries to equivocate about what racism is so that it can falsely equate prejudice with racism and thus ignore […]

No, Donald Trump isn’t under demonic attack; White Evangelicals are just racist as Hell

White Evangelicalism is in love with power and they imagine they are being persecuted when they perceive that they are losing that power.

Pete Buttigieg, Donald Trump, and the privilege of inexperience

White folks, especially white men, get the privilege of boasting in their inexperience and touting it as an asset.

This is Privilege

I saw an image recently that said, “Privilege is when you think something is not a problem because you aren’t […]

Kirk Franklin shows us why Black folks need to be wary of “multicultural, multiethnic” Christian spaces

Kirk Franklin’s treatment by the Dove Awards shows us why Black folks need to be wary of “multicultural, multiethnic” Christian spaces

Hold On: A poem by Ally Henny

I am taking a course on the music of the civil rights movement, and the PBS Documentary “Eyes on the Prize is required viewing. I have found myself feeling incredibly angry because there is SO much that has not changed since the civil rights years.

I wrote this poem as a way to express some of the feelings and frustration that I feel.

Leaving Home

“It’s hard to leave your church home,” my mom said. Her voice hung with a note of sadness that didn’t […]

Blessed Are the Disrupters

The following is the text of a sermon that I preached as a guest speaker at a local church. Blessed […]

Schools: Stop doing “Crazy Hair Day”

As we enter homecoming/spirit day season, I want to make you all aware of something that I didn’t know was […]