Healing from Race, Race, Racial Identity, Teaching Racelessness

Overhearing Evil: Race offers the same old story

"After all these generations and centuries of practice, we still don't know how to see and talk about ourselves or each other.  We are at the same time obsessed with 'race' and wholly confounded by it." |Thomas Chatterton Williams, Self- Portrait in Black and White: Unlearning Race Oppressed and oppressor, master and slave, America has… Continue reading Overhearing Evil: Race offers the same old story

Race

James Baldwin talks about race as “a frame of reference”

The most common question I get asked is, "How do you not see race?"  Mystified, irritated, doubtful, persons look at me and wonder how does it happen.  Or they think, "What world are you living in?  Not the real one.  Don't you see what is happening?" I am treated like a madwoman.  They shake their… Continue reading James Baldwin talks about race as “a frame of reference”

Race, Race and Christian Identity, Raceless Christianity, Racial Formation, Racial Identity, Teaching Racelessness

Cravings

If you're wondering how I can live without race and still function in the world, then this post is for you.  I used to believe in race; while in college, I was an avid supporter, a devoted follower.  I sat at the feet of race and wanted everything that race had for me.  Race could… Continue reading Cravings