Say Their Names: Hagar and Black Women’s Bodies

Over the next few weeks, I will be hosting a series called, "Say Their Names" which tells the stories of amazing women in the Bible who like our male heroes, exercised and operated from a deep sense of faith. And from their stories, I will expound on other historical and modern day examples. Outside of …

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#WhoIsBurningBlackChurches

Black churches are burning again in America! By rough estimates, eight black churches have been set ablaze since the horrific #CharlestonMassacre two weeks ago. As an African American whose spiritual roots are connected to these institutions, I cannot explain the absolute horror that I feel inside. You see, I first caught the Holy Ghost in …

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Contextualizing the Haiti-Dominican Republic Situation

We will never be able to comprehend, in my honest opinion, the depth of the damage that slavery and colonialism has caused all over the world. In part, this is because we often see slavery through our own experiences, experiences that are often relegated to a certain space. For instance, as an African American woman, …

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