For White Pastors Who Want to Plant In Wakanda

“I think you’re wrong. But I love you, so I’ll take it down. But you don’t think Wakanda is for white people. And you need to own that.”  White Pastor That was one of the last texts I received from white pastor friend of mine after I asked him to take down whimsical snap announcing a Wakanda campus of his church. I thanked him for taking it down and because I didn’t want there to be any misunderstanding on my thoughts about white people and Wakanda, I addressed his suspicion of my underlying feelings.  “I own it completely: I don’t think … Continue reading For White Pastors Who Want to Plant In Wakanda

Lowlights

“When they go low, we go high.”  The Sainted Saint Michelle of the House of Obama I can almost still feel the righteousness of that moment. The cheers, the admiration, that feeling that the darkness before the dawn was actually a great sign – proof that the dawn was coming. Because, as we learn from fairytale endings and carefully curated MLK quotes, “Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that.” And light always wins. Right?  What? You’re really going to have to speak up, because I can’t read lips in all this darkness.  And I can’t stop thinking about Stephon … Continue reading Lowlights