Tagged: Black Lives Matter

On Things I Must Believe

By Aline Mello There are certain things I have to believe. I have to believe that God is good. Though it doesn’t always seem like He is. It doesn’t seem like His plans are...

Lynching in America

By Sarah Withrow King A year and a half ago, I wrote about my experience of standing under a beautiful tree, a tree that stretched its branches to the heavens in praise of its Creator,...

The Fallacies of Neoliberal Protest

by Russell Rickford This post is an amended version of remarks read at a rally organized by Cornell University’s Black Students United (BSU) on September 23, 2016. Students gathered to protest the recent police...

It Matters

by Matthias Roberts It matters how we do life in this world. This world. Not the next world. Not the world that we are waiting for. This world. The more I pay attention to the...

Black Lives Matter, But . . .

by Cyneatha Millsaps I was driving down the street when I noticed a church sign that said, “Black lives matter, but God . . .” and I could not catch the rest of the...

The People’s Lament

One year ago, a Staten Island grand jury decided there was not enough evidence to pursue charges against New York police officer Daniel Pantaleo, whose chokehold led to the death of Eric Garner. Garner’s...