By bringing attention to seemingly innocuous products such as Band-Aids that white people take for granted Ronke Abidoye clearly makes a case that white is the default in American culture and acknowledgment of that fact is needed to move forward.
Poll after poll shows that the majority of white evangelicals say that police treat black and white Americans the same despite the majority of black Protestants saying police treat white and black Americans vastly different. Why does the white evangelical church not believe the black protestant church? Bonnie Kristian lists four reasons why.
A collection of seven succinct articles penned by black pastors, authors and one former policeman following the murder of Michael Brown in 2014. Stacy Hillard's, Leonce Crump's part 1 and Bryan Loritts articles are standouts. A good three or four presses of the page down key should get you to the start of each article - it is worth the extra work.
A raw, openhearted reply by an Black American man after he is asked how he is doing after seeing another Black American man killed at the hands of a cop.
Though written for Asian American's, this article is applicable to everyone.
A technical, dense read that covers many common points of contention Christians have with the Black Lives Matter movement. Instead of rejecting the Black Lives Matter movement Christians should take the opportunity to reflect and engage with nuance in the movement.
A straight forward walk-through on America and its institutions that were founded on racism. If you just want the data without personal stories, this is perfect.
An accessible personal narrative that explains how the way we tell our personal stories is a reflection of our understanding of racism. We really like how Vischer expertly strips back the layers of his own personal story and how that fits in with the overall system in the United States.
A detailed, highly researched article that balances historical, cultural, and biblical narratives while chronicling the systematic oppression of Black Americans throughout American history. Forrest cites loads of research and clearly makes his point at the beginning of the article that he wants to move the reader from understanding (empathy, listening) to what can be done to change (action).