Greenwood, Come Forth! Reparations Now

Greenwood, Come Forth! Reparations Now

It felt as though God was weeping over the unearthing of history as the rain fell on Oaklawn Cemetery in Tulsa, Oklahoma, last week. In 1921, unfounded allegations were leveled against Dick Rowland, a young African American man. The claim accused Rowland of assaulting...
I Didn’t Sign Up for White Christian Nationalism

I Didn’t Sign Up for White Christian Nationalism

I didn’t sign up for this. I’m certain of it. I checked the salvation plan at the end of the pamphlet that was handed to me by an adult who was convinced that the gesture was well-meaning because my soul was in danger. I checked my notes from my new members’ class and...
White America, This Is Who We Are

White America, This Is Who We Are

We need to stop saying, “This is not who we are” in response to acts of violence perpetrated by white supremacist groups. We need to stop saying it because it simply is not true. At the heart of America is an in-bred belief in white privilege and white supremacy. Deep...