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.

The Washington Redskins and the Potential for a Better Identity

“As dear as the Washington Redskins’ 81-year history is to its fans, it’s nothing to the vast and varied history and culture of Native American peoples.”

Actually, People Say Really Nice Things About Miss America on Twitter!

Let’s be careful how we judge the “racism level” of the United States based on a small slice of Twitter.

What If The Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects Weren’t White?

America still has an immature understanding of what it means to consider all Americans truly American.