A century ago this year, a wave of anti-black racial violence washed over the entire United States. The blood shed that summer earned it the moniker of "Red Summer." One of the deadliest race riots that year, and in the nation's history, happened near the small town of Elaine, Arkansas. On September 30, 1919, a … Continue reading The Elaine Massacre Memorial
In memory of the four young girls killed in a racist terrorist attack at the 16th St. Baptist Church in Birmingham, AL on September 15, 1963
Jemar Tisby gives a 15-minute overview of the American church's complicity with racism from slavery and segregation up to the present day.
On the latest episode of my podcast, Footnotes, I announced our first-ever book giveaway! I'm not offering just one book, not even two, but three books. I call it the Racial Justice Starter Kit. Obviously, dozens of books could fit into this category, but I only had room for three and I wanted to offer … Continue reading Racial Justice Starter Kit – Book Giveaway
King's letter to Graham shows that gestures of racial equality often co-exist with actions that support racial inequality.