Yesterday, I learned that a visit to see my specialist was going to cost an arm and a leg, despite the fact that my household pays for insurance that already costs. . . well, an arm and a leg. Am … Read more
Dear White Privilege Denier,
Do me a favor?
Please close your eyes.
Now imagine…wait…this is an article, you can’t read it with your eyes closed. So…open them…please.
Now imagine a girl. A 13-year-old girl who … Read more
Would you like to know what the primary focus of American Christianity is? Well, I’ll give you a hint. It ain’t Jesus nor is it His principles.
Modern-day Christianity in America is all about, well, us – the Christian.
Dear Trump Voters,
When I was in high school I dated a girl that none of my friends thought I should be with. While she was definitely engaging, she was also less than dignified, shot off at the mouth, lied … Read more
- Dear…Diverse Church Leaders,
First a little history. I have been going to church my whole life. Growing up, I spent my Sundays at all black Baptist churches. As a kid in Dallas, Texas, I lived primarily with blacks and Mexicans. … Read more
I still remember his body weight pressing down on top of me, while I struggled, fighting to tell him to stop. The words choked in my throat; fear strangling every syllable. I remember the stale smell of his room, his … Read more
Dear People Who Don’t Believe We Still Need Black History Month,
You’ve been telling me all my life that there is no longer a need for Black History Month. You said because Martin Luther King Jr. freed the slaves and … Read more
Soooo . . . Megyn Kelly is kind of a big deal to y’all now. I get it. She was on the cover of Vanity Fair, Dr. Phil gave her an “exclusive” hour-long interview and NBC is giving … Read more
I’ve lost all patience with these apathetic, unwilling to stand for justice, claiming to crusade for Christ but always falling back when it’s time to get involved, let’s just pray for the president and hope for the best, Passive Christians.… Read more
Ah, Oscar season. This is that time of year where us black folks usually band together on social media to discuss how white the Oscars are. Well no, no, no. Not this year. This year we got “Fences”, “Hidden Fences … Read more