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Do Black Rappers Promote White Supremacy?

In a recent Instagram repost, Eric Benet called out what he believes is the modern face of white supremacy—black rappers. The 41-year-old R&B singer posted a message calling out rap artists who rap about killing black people, degrading black women, abusing drugs, materialization; living a low life not as artists, …

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Black History Is American History

How long have black people been free in America? What decade or period in history comes to mind? This blog is the first in a series that will seek to use the occasion of Black History Month to wrestle with our racial history as Americans. Typically when Black History is …

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How the Opioid Crisis Highlights White Privilege

People are dying. Spouses, friends, neighbors, parents and children are losing one another in a heinous fashion and at alarming rates. Nevertheless, when cries for compassion and intervention come from certain corners of the room, it becomes increasingly difficult to not roll eyes. Still, I beg that you would have …

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Pastor Carl Lentz Calls Out Race Relations in Church

Carl Lentz posted a video on Instagram along with a lengthy caption on race and the church. In the video, Lentz is preaching about race relations and rebuking those who run from the discussion of race. In the caption, Pastor Lentz highlights a chapter in his new book Own The …

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Adam Ruins Everything: How the Suburbs Got So White

Adam ruins everything, even where many people live. In this case, it’s the suburbs. Suburbia was created based on racist Jim Crow era laws and practices. Many people outside of the black community are confused as to why so many black neighborhoods and families are in the condition they are in. The …

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Why It Is Important that You (And Not Someone Else) Teach Your Children About Racism

My daughter was in second grade when her class had begun a discussion on civil rights and slavery in North America. It was then that she had learned for the first time that there were people in this world who may think her less deserving, less valuable, and even less …

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Is America Truly Land of the Free?

In the current climate of police shootings, protests that get out of hand, and growing racial tensions that sometimes are backed by political divides, you hear the term “civil rights” tossed around frequently. But does that term fit every situation that we see, especially when it is between the citizens …

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Barack Obama Charlottesville Tweet Most Liked In Twitter History

Former United States President Barack Obama has set a new record for the most-liked tweet in Twitter’s history. In the wake of Charlottesville violence and thuggery, former Commander-in-Chief posted a tweet quoting Nelson Mandela over the weekend. Obama’s Mandela tweet is also the fourth most-retweeted post ever with more than …

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Bizzle & Jered Sanders Respond to Racism on New Single “Equal Opportunity”

God Over Money’s Bizzle and Jered Sanders just teamed up for an important new single entitled “Equal Opportunity.” Here’s how Biz described the motivation for it, A little “Going Away” gift for all of my “un-followers” 😉 ….those who claim me as their brother in CHRIST one minute and tell …

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