The Exponent Blog

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Racism in the church

With the recent events in Charlottesville, a church member brought up the issue that racism is still present in the church. I remember being shocked when I learned as a teenager that blacks didn’t...

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Reclaiming my Dresses

I am a stubborn lady. I can’t be convinced to change my mind about something if I’ve already researched and made my decision. Salespeople often dislike me for this reason – I’m impossible to...

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A Brief Syllabus on Whiteness

In the aftermath of Charlottesville, I’ve seen my academic friends reposting crowd-sourced syllabi on various topics around racism and hate in America. If you want to learn more about a contemporary topic, you can...

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Lessons Learned The Hard Way

Often it seems the lessons we learn the best are the same ones that we learned the hardest. When I was in 4th grade there was a girl in my class named Tina*. Tina...