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Is That Racism on Your Shoe?
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 3:18pm | Type: Magazine Article

Chris Rice A straight-shooting white friend once commented that whenever blacks and whites are together it's like there's a &qu ...

Losing Our Religion?
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 4:48pm | Type: Magazine Article

Chris Rice My former college, one of the nation’s top-ranked schools, is considering banishing a highly respected national Christian grou ...

What I Learned When I Opened My Mouth About Gay Rights
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Chris Rice Wherever self-censorship rules, a real debate is not taking place. In all my 17 years in Mississipp ...

Only Jerks Allowed
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Chris Rice If those who know me really knew me, what would they think of me? There is much talk these days abo ...

Separate and Equal?
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 1:03pm | Type: Magazine Article

Chris Rice Are we only liberated from something or are we also liberated into something? If you ever despair, ...

Gimme A Break
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 12:13pm | Type: Magazine Article

Chris Rice Okay baby, let’s say God really is God; he’s not applying for the job, etc. etc. Okay baby, let’s ...

More Than Family
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 11:46am | Type: Magazine Article

Chris Rice The continuing scandal is summed up in a 1997 Gallup Poll: The Christian church remains the one "highly segregated" ...

Choosing the Better Part
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 11:33am | Type: Magazine Article

Chris Rice With our family's move last year from urban Jackson, Mississippi, to small-town Vermont, I exchanged the blackest state f ...

Hymn to an Insane-Loving God
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Chris Rice On the first anniversary of the day Spencer met you face to face. For him it was always hard, accep ...