The #blacklivesmatter movement receives mixed reception in culture and especially among Evangelical Christians. While some contend “all lives matter,” others recognize the special focus needed on to the continued struggle of being black in America. Michelle Higgins is an organizer and speaker who is on the front lines of the
Our culture is a tribute both to the promises of modernity, and the expectations those promises failed to meet. As those around us have become disillusioned, Christians often respond in two ways: we fight to regain lost ground, or accept the cultural shift. But what would it look like to
"Implicit Racial Bias" refers to subconscious preferences for members of our own group. This silent and subtle tendency to "otherize" has loud and lasting effects, from perpetuating racial prejudices inside society to reinforcing personal hidden biases. David Bailey talks about how diversity within the Kingdom is a reason for cultural
We all have felt the temperature rise over the last few months around the topic of race in America. As we are experiencing a once in a generation moment, how can we think well and commit to being a part of the solution that brings reconciliation and healing for all?
The inauguration of Barack Obama led to conjecture that America was officially a post-racial society. It is now evident that it will take more than the election of a person of color to move our nation past the systemic racism existing in workplaces, schools, and prisons. Adam Thomason, author of
In recent months, the nation’s attention has been drawn to the struggles and injustices endured by African-Americans in a nation where the vestiges of racism still impact black lives on a daily basis. It should not take tragedies for us to focus on injustice, but we also recognize that