Under Normal Circumstances: The Normalization of “white” Mob Violence

Along with millions of other Americans who work in Washington, D.C., I was warned of the Trump voters who would be coming to the city. We all knew that they were coming. Trump told us that they would be en route if the presidential election didn’t go his way. It was a planned gathering, invitations […]

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When We Talk About Race: Common Misconceptions

I love to talk about race. It is a practice of discipleship; I pick up my cross with race nailed down to it. I love to drag race. For me, it is normal, natural and healthy. Talking about race, what it has done to me and to Christianity help me to expel its toxins. I […]

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White Christian Nationalism: I didn’t sign up for this

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 double checked my […]

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A Prayer after the Storming of the U.S. Capitol Building

God, who does not come in red, white and blue, who is not an American citizen but who is an out of this world immigrant; who can be claimed by a nation but not contained by one; who is not a cultural mascot, a race- based, handmade, handpicked deity; who creates worlds and does not […]

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