A Staring Competition

This week, I began a Doctor of Ministry program at a local seminary in Washington, D.C.  The first class was on the politics of the church.  Today, during a lunch break , I decided to leave campus to eat.  I had packed a lunch with a few of my favorites to include a turkey sandwich […]

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ICYMI: “23 Ways You Could Be Killed If You Are Black in America”

Alicia Keys, along with other celebrities, have offered a video as a public service announcement.  I weep.  What kind of public have we created if this is the announcement? Due to the national attention garnered by yet another and another police- involved shooting that resulted in the death of an African American, there has been increased discussion […]

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Trayvon Martin: Guilty By Reason of Stereotype

Trayvon Martin. Though he was murdered on February 26, 2012 by a single gunshot to the chest, allegedly fired from a handgun owned by George Zimmerman, a self- appointed “neighborhood watch captain,” his name is seemingly everywhere. His name filled the streets of New York City’s Time Square at the “Million Hoodie March,”  on March 21. His name can be found on […]

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