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Ethnicity/CultureHistory
December 11, 2017

Are We Oppressed?

My parents come from a region in Ghana with white castles and white names that do not belong. My mother was born and raised in Anomabo and lived near Fort William, one of seventeen slave castles in the region. My…
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Current EventsHistoryUncategorized
November 18, 2017

A Christianity So “Cool”, It’s To Die For

You will forgive my tardiness, but only a few days ago did I come across an article published earlier this month on the website Vice.com entitled: Meet the Woke Young People Trying to Make Christianity Cool Again. It profiles four ‘woke’…
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ChurchHistoryTheology
November 4, 2017

God did that! a 500th year reflection on Christ building his church

This year on October 31st marked a pretty momentous occasion; the 500th anniversary of that single event that led to the Protestant Reformation. Though Luther nailed his 95 thesis to reform the distortions and corruption that arose in Christ's church,…
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Current EventsHistory
October 10, 2017

A Nigger and an Uncle Tom

Black people call me “Uncle Tom” far more than White people call me “nigger”. It’s not White people who use racial slurs against me, it’s Black people. They grumble about me because I am Black but think differently than they…
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Ethnicity/CultureHistory
September 14, 2017

On Christianity and Confederate Statues

So it happened today. As I was driving home from work this evening, I heard on the news station that the demolition crew had finally been given the green light to take down a statue of Robert E. Lee at…
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History
September 4, 2017

The wisdom of God: a reflection on the life of Daniel Hale Williams

I have a fascination with firsts, especially when it comes to historically underrepresented and disenfranchised populations. Those firsts, whether it be first African-american, first female, etc., to break a barrier that previously been been erected provides a sense of encouragement…
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