COVID-19 and the response mitigation strategies are disproportionately impacting our minority communities. Those of us who find ourselves inconvenienced only by the grocery store being out of bread, the lack of televised sports, and being forced to wear a mask (the privileged) should take notice of those among us teetering on the brink of homelessness. … Continue reading COVID-19 is Destroying Minority Communities
The American police officer is standing directly in the middle of the conversation of race. He is no stranger to the environment of contention, contempt, and hatred. He is stoic in his uniform and his commitment to the community. The police officer must experience the raw, physical trauma and shear gore that comes with homicides, … Continue reading The Police Officer
God wants his people to talk about race. Talking about race might get uncomfortable, and that’s ok. The reason we need to have the conversation of race in our faith communities is quite simple. God wants us to do so. God has called his Church to be a reconciler to and with the world. … Continue reading How to Talk About Race in Church
On September 16, 2018 a white Dallas Police Officer, Amber Guyger ended her 13-hour tour of duty and went home like every other day. When she got home she took the elevator to her floor. She found her door and discovered the door wasn’t latched or locked as she had left it prior to her … Continue reading Brandt Jean: How a Hug Divided America.