Working out Our soul salvation: Asking for Show of Hands

I have been reading and writing about race since I was a freshmen in college. It is the time when most if not all young adults ask the question, “Who am I?” Like Howard Thurman, I asked, “Who am I really?” It would set me on a path to understand why my human being was […]

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A 3- Minute Lesson on Race

You’ve got time for this class and it is brought to you by Jenée Desmond Harris.  It is a lesson that must be learned and that bears repeating.  Harris starts from the beginning of race and no, she does not begin in the book of Genesis.  Lie #1 struck down.  Race is not that old. […]

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Why is race here?

Why is race here?  Why do we continue to allow it to be the cornerstone of our identity, investing who we are and will be into this social category, placing our children in its boxes?  What gives it membership and belonging?  Why does race have such power over us and presence within our society? Persons […]

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Nothing

I wish that I had the time to share all that I read and learn with you, all of the stories– historical narratives and personal testimonies alike.  I wish that you would be fully persuaded that God does not love you like race does or as race says.  Perhaps, this would aid in your understanding […]

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Genetics and the Concept of Race

Evolutionary geneticist, Dr. Richard Lewontin, speaks at the Hitchcock Lectures at UC Berkely on race and genetics, the effects of migration, invasion, conquest and subsequent rape.  He asserts that race is a “social reality” but not a biological reality, that there is no single gene that differentiates one so- called race from another.  Lewontin says, “We don’t […]

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