An emotionally engaging fictional story about an outcast shepherd encountering Jesus as a baby. The cinematography, acting, and sets are top notch. Well worth the 19 minutes.
In the first video Truth's Table podcast co-host Ekemini Uwan explains why Christians should care about #BlackLivesMatter before addressing Christians who have apprehension with aligning themselves with the black lives matter movement in the second video.
Pastor Rasool Berry (The Bridge Church | Brooklyn, NY) provides answers to common critiques about the church being involved in justice and partnering with non-Christian causes. He adeptly points out that some churches have always been involved in justice and the many ways in which we use secular theories, but reject the parts that don't align with our faith. He concludes his 9-minute talk with what we can do about it.
From rejecting Thanksgiving to holding multiple narratives at the same time to embracing myths this wide ranging panel on Thanksgiving is worth the hour as each person on the panel has a different perspective on Thanksgiving day.
Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe of Gay Head Moonanum James, former organizer of the annual National Day of Mourning and who died of cancer in 2020, explains why some Indigenous people do not celebrate Thanksgiving.
A short five minute, visually engaging video with National Museum of the American Indian curator Paul Chaat Smith discussing what Thanksgiving strives to be while briefly touching on the meal that took place in 1621. This video was part of the Americans exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian.
In an engaging six minutes, Uncivil History gives the context surrounding the Pilgrims arrival on the shores of Turtle Island, while dispelling some of the common myths associated with Thanksgiving.
Since the 16th century when Jesuit priest Jose de Acosta created the theology of extraction giving a Christian rationale for exploiting indigenous people on land with valuable minerals we have been dealing with the affects of racialized geography. In a speech for Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary Dr. Willie Jennings discusses the way the rich and powerful manipulate the system to ensure that things stay the way they are. This applies to race too, the rich and powerful (mostly the dominant white culture in the United States) manipulate the system to ensure that property is divided up so the rich and powerful have their part of cities/towns/etc. and the not rich and powerful are kept out.
A short two minute explanation of what one theory of defunding the police means. This is the type of "defunding" that we can support.
A powerful personal narrative from Winfred Rembert who survived a lynching as a teenager. A must watch.