At heart, I’m a storyteller. I seek to tell important stories about race, religion, and history in as many ways as possible–sometimes that includes writing and commenting on national news outlets. Here are some samples of my work from various media outlets.

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In light of recent #SCOTUS decisions around religious freedom, this is just a reminder that in 2020 when legislators in Mississippi *finally* changed the flag after 126 years, the action mandated the phrase "In God We Trust" appear on the new flag. #ChristianNationalism

In a speech given on July 5, 1852, Douglass asked, “What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July?”

This is the question we will take up on Thursday, June 30 at 7 pm CT during my latest online teach-in.
#4thOfJuly #IndependenceDay
Learn more: https://jemartisby.substack.com/p/what-to-the-slave-is-the-fourth-of

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