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White Men, Black Female Bodies, and Renisha McBride
Originally Posted: 11/25/2013 - 11:32am | Type: Blog

I’d never heard of Renisha McBride until her death became a national news story a little more than two weeks ago. But in a way, I’ve known Renisha my whole life. Renisha’s story echoes the stories of black wom ...

This Week in Religion: Friday July 13, 2012 (VIDEO)
Originally Posted: 07/14/2012 - 3:04pm | Type: Blog

Do Not Display (black women, Episcopal Church, Melinda Gates, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, Racial and Social Justice, Scientology, Tom Cruise, Faith and P ...

Afternoon News Bytes: Feb. 6, 2012
Originally Posted: 02/06/2012 - 1:44pm | Type: Blog

THE HUFFINGTON POST: Evangelicals' Lock On The GOP Cracks During this election cycle, Republicans sidled up to Ronald Reagan's legacy to demonstrate their true conservative credentials. But we all know that Reagan himself could not survi ...

Vanquishing Jane Crow
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 12:33pm | Type: Magazine Article

Lauren F. Winner The Dream is Freedom: Pauli Murray and American Democratic Faith, by Sarah Azaransky. Civil ...

Chris Rock's 'Good Hair': A Humorous Deconstruction of Stubborn Beauty Standards
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>One of the big conversations in my household this year has revolved around the question of whether my 9-year-old daughter is ready to get her hair "permed." Some girls at her school have alr ...

Why are the First Family's Hairstyles a Political Issue?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

I, perhaps recklessly, began to think that the debate on black hair had finally been put to rest, that black women could choose to wear their hair straightened or natural, in braids, locks, or twis ...