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White Supremacy

The demon of racism will not leave if we choose to remain blind. We must confront the ugly truth before each of us. Only then will the demon of systematic racism be exorcised. […] Read More

White evangelicals overwhelmingly support President Trump, who regularly denigrates women of color. By remaining silent about their candidate’s sexism and racism, they are selling their souls. […] Read More

Baptist leaders will host an event on Aug. 12 to counter a white supremacist rally set to take place in Washington, D.C., on the same day – one year after the Charlottesville clash. […] Read More

The first anniversary of the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, is approaching. I want to reflect on that event and highlight what the faith communities in the Charlottesville area have been doing since then to address racism in our community. The events of Aug. 11-12 traumatized us; we are still feeling the aftermath […] Read More

A picture in the news this weekend showed three white men holding black shields and black flags. It occurred to me that, though younger, they looked like me. Without their foolish garb, we could be mistaken as being very much alike. If I could hear them talk, we might even speak with a similar accent. […] Read More

Alt-right racism is both like and unlike the old racism. How they’re alike: Both see the white race as superior and in need of protection. How they’re different: The alt-right is generally educated, secular and young. The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) brought the alt-right to center stage during its 2017 annual meeting when it initially […] Read More

Ever wonder what happens when you fry baloney? I expect puzzled looks from my students every time I ask this question. Why would anyone in their right mind fry baloney? Still, usually a few students provide the correct answer: it bubbles up. Those who know the answer are usually students who have known poverty. In fact, […] Read More

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke is promoting his movement against Jews and non-Europeans in Russia, according to various news agencies. During several trips to Russia over the past year and a half, Duke targeted radical nationalist and religious groups in Moscow, which he calls “the whitest capital of all Europe.” The hardcover Russian […] Read More