Dangerous Act: Distorted Names

The Dangerous Act of Loving Your Neighbor Chapter 10: Distorted Names Nigger. Homeless. Immigrant. Stupid. Spick. Slave. Harami. Prostitute. Butch. Poor. These stigmas can be assigned to people of a different gender, intelligence, race, disability, sexual orientation, economic class status or people group. Words like these have long histories and are excruciatingly offensive to some.Continue reading “Dangerous Act: Distorted Names”

Natasha’s Study: America’s Race Issue & Compliance of the American Church

Reconciliation Blues Part I: A First Look February’s Book of the Month is Reconciliation Blues: A Black Evangelical’s Inside View of White Christianity by Edward Gilbreath. Last week, I provided an overview, but today and for the remaining Tuesdays this month I’ll go into more detail about some of the critical issues raised in theContinue reading “Natasha’s Study: America’s Race Issue & Compliance of the American Church”

#RacialRec: IMMIGRATION

Suspicion. Illegal. Alien. These are the lens in which many Hispanic Americans are approached. I would venture to say that whenever people think about immigration, their minds automatically focus on the Hispanic population and particularly those who are from Mexico. We know, as some of our interviews have already revealed however, that people are migratingContinue reading “#RacialRec: IMMIGRATION”