In Seven Words (Good Friday)

What evil has been done? came the question, but they were too enraged. His innocence was not worth more than their satisfaction, their safety, their righteousness. He must be guilty, because they must be good. Arrest him, they shouted. Let him be a lesson, they said,...
Raising White Kids (Book Giveaway)

Raising White Kids (Book Giveaway)

If you’re a white parent of white children and you’ve been wondering how to begin equipping your children (and yourself) to understand & resist racism, Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children in a Racially Unjust America by Jennifer Harvey is a good,...

Love Supreme

O Love Supreme, our foundation and our irritation, our comfort and our chastisement: The earth quakes with the marching of racism (in every generation, new boots carry the same hatred) but we who know Love Supreme will not be shaken. The air blisters and scorches with...

Dear White Jesus

I cannot sit at your clean white feet waiting for the blue skies of eternity while there is white-induced hell on earth. I cannot pray to your sweet white face or repeat your white savior fairytales that twist hope with capitalism and manifest destiny. I cannot preach...

[speechless]

Is it really so much trouble, O God, to respond to your people’s cries? Have you truly turned a deaf ear for centuries? Or can you not hear the mothers’ wailings over the sound of gunshots and bullhorns? Do you no longer care to notice the blatant...

Hopeless

I have some not-so-polite things to pray today, God, starting with: You suck. . Also: You’re falling down on the job. . Where is your balm to the brokenhearted when pain is looped publicly on video for voyeurism and ratings? . Is there no more freedom your...

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