Tag Archives: Racism

The Reason We Still Have The KKK Founder’s Statue In the TN State Capitol

A commission of representatives from Tennessee just voted 7 – 5 to NOT have a discussion about taking down the bust of former KKK Grand Wizard, slave trader, and Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest. Their vote wasn’t about taking it … Continue reading

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How To Tell If You Go To A White Supremacist Church

It’s easy… If your pastor, priest, or leadership is silent about the events taking place in Charlottesville, VA, you attend a white supremacist church. Simple. If your church does not spend a significant amount of time this weekend denouncing, condemning, and … Continue reading

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The Reason You’re Afraid Of Black People

So listen… I shared an article about a black woman who tweeted that she felt unsafe being in a Cracker Barrel while surrounded by white people. Well… her actual tweet was the following: At Cracker Barrel 4 the 1st time. … Continue reading

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Divinity School Drama, and Questioning Diversity’s Moral Goodness

You might not have woken up today and thought to yourself, “I wonder what’s going on in the Duke Divinity School.” Welp, too bad… Because I’m going to tell you. Here it is: Drama–That’s what… Divinity School Drama. So first I’m going … Continue reading

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Three Reasons We Shouldn’t Kill Dylann Roof

I can’t think of very many people more deserving of the death penalty than Dylann Roof. He is a remorseless murderer… A demented and deceived white supremacist who walked into a historic black Church and took the lives of nine people … Continue reading

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How To Keep Jeff Sessions From Becoming Attorney General

Donald Trump has selected Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions to be the United States Attorney General. Now, you might be asking yourself, “Who the hell is Jeff Sessions?” Well, I’m glad you asked… Jefferson Beauregard “Jeff” Sessions III. That’s…  his actual name. In … Continue reading

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No. I Won’t Get Over It.

Yeah… We get it. The fact that you voted for Trump does not mean that you are sexist… It just means that–for you–the litany of wildly offensive and overtly misogynistic statements he made were not significant enough to disqualify him. And … Continue reading

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I Was Relieved To Find Out The Des Moines Shooter Looked Like Me

Whenever there is yet another mass shooting in this country, there is this period of time–the time AFTER the news of the shooting breaks, but BEFORE the announcement of the description of the shooter–where I feel this deep sense of uneasiness. I felt that feeling … Continue reading

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This. Explains. Everything.

I don’t know what I can write to get you to feel how passionately I believe what I’m about to tell you. If this is the first time you are reading something I’ve written, you have no real reason to … Continue reading

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Dear White People: Stop Whitesplaining Martin Luther King, Jr.

Have you seen this meme? Seems nice enough, right? I’ve seen a whole lot of people post this picture on social media. After the police killing of Keith Scott, the streets of Charlotte, North Carolina erupted in protest, and–as sometimes … Continue reading

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