Questioning Race (Part Two)

What is the meaning of the racialized life?  What is its purpose, its goal, its end?  Why are we, the “races,” here?  If race is our creator, as people of color (“White” is a color too.), what were we placed on the earth to do?  What happens when we die after we have lived our […]

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Finding Trackmates

“To perpetuate privilege and oppression, we don’t have to do anything consciously to support it. Just our silence is crucial for ensuring its future, for the simple fact is that no system of privilege can continue to exist without most people choosing to remain silent about it…As such, we can only choose how to be […]

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A Wisdom Not From Above

“Who is wise and understanding among you? Show by your good life that your works are done with gentleness born of wisdom.  But if you have bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not be boastful and false to the truth.  Such wisdom does not come down from above, but is earthly, unspiritual, […]

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Have You Tried Race?

There is a call and response song that comes to mind today.  One person asks, “Have you tried Jesus?” and the congregation responds, “He’s alright!”  I have heard many persons offer this song before sharing a personal testimony or a Sunday morning message.  She or he usually encourages the members to “try him for yourself,” explaining that they have “tried him […]

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Since I Laid My Race Down

“Cast your burden on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.” ~~Psalm 55.22, New Revised Standard Version “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you” ~I Peter 5.7, New Revised Standard Version Glory, glory, hallelujah Since I laid my race down Glory, glory, […]

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