When I saw postings on social media of Black people getting dressed up in kente cloth and Africentric dress on their way to the theatre, I knew that I needed to somehow see this movie with Black people. Mi gente. Continue reading Why It Was Important For Me to See #BlackPanther with Black People
Another day. Another dollar. Another Black man shot. Another gay person shot. Another police officer shot. Nothing new under the sun. Life goes on right?
No. Life can’t just “go on.” We need to address this.
As Adventists, we are really good about talking about end time events and preaching present truth.
But I find that when it comes to present day events and present day realities, we are silent, we are complicit, we are ignorant, we are apathetic, we are ambivalent.
…because it’s obvious some people still don’t get it. Let me try and see if I can help. (P.S. I lied. This lesson will be anything but brief. I don’t know if any lesson on racism can be. But as a side note, here’s my full disclosure: I don’t think I’ve ever been able to write … Continue reading A Brief Lesson on Racism…
Ok, like so…there’s this girl named Ashley, and she’s causing A LOT of problems for marriages right now… Surely you’ve heard of her? Her full name is Ashley Madison, and the data breach of this adultery website has caused quite the scandal. On the list were names of politicians, YouTube stars (like Sam Rader) and TV … Continue reading Ashley, Josh, Anna, Sam, Charleston and Forgiveness
Rachel Dolezal was wrong, but I’m not yet convinced that public shaming should be part and parcel of the penance for an offense. Continue reading Rachel Dolezal is My Sister