Category: Intersectionality

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Remembering Coretta Scott King

On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day I wanted to honor his life and work but also remember the women of the civil rights movement. I began by reading about Coretta Scott King, and...

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White Privilege

Ok all, I have to talk about race. I’m no race expert, but I need to know this issue better, so writing this up with 1) allow me to work through thoughts and 2)...

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The enemy of the good

“Good is what you do, not how you are.” Or, so says the clever answer that some misguided sticklers for grammar might offer when “I’m good” is offered as a response to the question...

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Dreaming of a Black Christmas

Some of my fondest Christmas memories take me back to when I was an elder in a black church. When I preached, folks not only listened, they shouted hallelujah and amen! When we shared...

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How do I talk about race?

Senator Barack Obama’s recent speech addressing the issue of race has once more excited a flurry of discussion around the topic. People’s reactions vary, but I’m not asking for responses to his speech specifically....