note: I made this post about my visit to the levine museum in 2017 (long before the 2020 pandemic) and thought I had published it. dear reader...I had not. During a visit to Charlotte, North Carolina I visited the Levine Museum of the New South and I couldn't wait to share some of the information … Continue reading My Visit to the Levine Museum of the New South
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
Jemar Tisby gives a 15-minute overview of the American church's complicity with racism from slavery and segregation up to the present day.
My reflection in the Washington Post on the fifth anniversary of Michael Brown's killing.
The remarkable life of James McCune Smith, the first African American to receive a medical degree