For Black Millennials Who Considered Leaving When the Church Was Too Much

Thoughts from Hampton University Minister’s Conference 2018 This was my third year attending the famed Hampton University Minister’s Conference. My thoughts and reflections are still somewhat of a jumbled mass in my mind. What follows is my attempt to make sense of disorderedness in my brain in a coherent way that gives clarity to the […]

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Django’s Unchained Melody

I remember seeing the trailer for Quentin’s Tarantino “Django’s Unchained” a few months back and I groaned with the rest of the black members of the audience.  Honestly, it wasn’t at the casting choice of Jamie Foxx, or even seeing Leonardo DiCaprio as a slave owner, but really it was the issue of slavery.  We, […]

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Black Men Are Good Enough

  For quite sometime my mother has had the title of this post on the message blackboard in the kitchen.  And that saying resonated with me as I saw this Nightline special that aired last week.  Here check it out. In case ABC comes and pulls the above clip, in short, Nightline decided to talk about […]

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