In the Shade of Wakanda: The Resurrection of Broken White Boys

If we are ever to see difference as a gift, then we need a resurrection of sorts, but we would do well to remember that resurrection requires a death.

In Hostiles, Our Worst Enemies Are Also Our Neighbors

Perhaps we don’t have arch-nemeses like Joe Blocker, or a “war bag full of reasons” to hate an entire people group, as he says he does in the film, but just by virtue of being human, our natural state toward each other is hostility.

Seeing and Believing Episode 133: Pixar’s Coco and Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Wade and Kevin review a pair of movies in which families figure prominently: Pixar’s ‘CoCo’, and Martin McDonagh’s ‘Three Billboards’

The First Black Bachelorette: A Hopeful Lament

Whether or not ABC moved in the right direction for the right reason, it undoubtedly is the right direction.

Exploring Embodied Racism in Get Out and The Thing with Two Heads

The racism Peele is poking at in Get Out is a sort that’s proven difficult, if not impossible, to excise from American culture.

Ava DuVernay’s 13th Explores the Troubling Roots of Mass Incarceration

Director Ava DuVernay points out that the dehumanization of blacks existed, not only in slavery but also in the language of abolition.

Ruby Bridges and the Problem We All (Still) Live With

Ruby Bridges reminds us that hatred of God’s children cannot be anything but sinful, and we must be vigilant in confronting not just what we’ve done, but what we have left undone.

Do racial issues really “disappear” because of the Gospel? A response to John MacArthur.

The Gospel enables believers to see social issues from a spiritual perspective — but does it remove social issues altogether?

LOL Interwebz: Taking a Wiz on Racism

Yes, you and I are even called to love clueless white people who don’t understand why ‘The Wiz: Live!’ had an all-black cast.

Computer Brains, Mind Trips, and the Ugliness of Myopia

We see what we want to see. The only obvious exception in recent memory is the family members of the shooter’s victims, who stood up at his preliminary court hearing and publicly forgave him.

A Way Forward: What the Pro-Life Movement Can Teach Us about Racial Reconciliation

As distant as the issues of race and abortion appear on the political spectrum, at root, both ask the question of what it means to be made in God’s image.

CAPC Podcast #114 – Thabiti Anyabwile, STAR WARS, Christmas

In Ferguson, the System Is Signaling Closure (but the System Is Wrong)

If there are any lingering doubts about how the St. Louis area should feel about the death of Michael Brown, the system is officially signaling closure.

The Riots in Ferguson: More than Old Wounds

The violent protests and the militarization of police response in St. Louis are a self-destructive language.

CAPC Podcast #20 – April Fools, #cancelcolbert, The Pope’s Confession

How the Church Resegregated Schools in the South

We like to imagine segregation is ancient history. Tyler Glodjo reminds us it’s not.