A Prayer of Healing for Broken People

Thank you to Minister Thomas Bowen who afforded me the opportunity to put my race-less faith to work this morning as Shiloh Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. under the pastoral leadership of Rev. Dr. Wallace Charles Smith led a service of remembrance and healing for four little girls, Addie Mae Collins, Cynthia Wesley, Carole Robertson and Denise McNair, who died almost […]

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Who’s hiring?: Race’s Resume

Race Address: Our minds   Education                 All the fields of inquiry have associated themselves with me, attempting to prove my origin, determine my purpose and influence   Objective                   To further the social gospel of race or the belief that some human beings, based on the social coloring of skin and […]

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The Color of Christ in “Bombingham”

Four little girls  Who went to Sunday School that day And never came back at home at all– But left instead Their blood upon the wall. ~Langston Hughes   I recently purchased The Color of Christ: The Son of God and the Saga of Race in America by Edward J. Blum & Paul Harvey.  The […]

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Can Christ Not Forgive The Sins of Race?

She asked for my forgiveness. Though she had not been involved in the plot, had not planted the box of dynamite or placed it under the steps of the church, though she was a child perhaps old enough to remember but not to act or fully understand, though I wasn’t even born as it was September 15, 1963, didn’t live […]

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