Tagged: justice

Don't Call Yourself My Ally

Editor's Note: We are reprinting this essay, originally published in 2018, because we feel it is helpful in the current cultural conversation. By Alicia Crosby "…we're on the same side. I'm your ally." I've...

Defying the Pharaohs of Our Time

By Kelley Nikondeha Pharaoh's daughter was not the only one to see small bodies washed ashore. We have seen them too. Born into privilege, Pharaoh's daughter Bithiah* was nursed on narratives of Egyptian greatness....

Be Human

By Micky ScottBey Jones For all my activist, organizer, social justice warrior, touched-by-the-pain-in-the-world type Beloveds out there: The air feels heavy today. So many agonizing headlines and painful hashtags it's hard at times not...

Black Boy

By Marissa Mack Black boy I cry for you every night This world has No love for you Despite what you may do for it You have become a target Something plastered on the...

A Letter to Boy, Age Seven

By Elrena Evans Merry Christmas! I picked your card off the Christmas tree in my church because I have three boys of my own—two older than you and one younger—and I thought they might...