Melvin Bray is author of the book BETTER: Waking Up to Who We Could Be and lead facilitator for the consultancy firm Collabyrinth, which helps communities of goodwill design better systems and structures, policies and practices, that transform persistently inequitable outcomes into equitable ones.
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Should We Treat White Supremacy Like an Addiction?
In the wake of the Charlottesville, Va., white nationalist race riot, several writers have reached for the metaphor of addiction to help characterize the gravity of what America is facing and the grip it has on us. It's easy enough to understand why one would choose this particular comparison, especially when you take time to explore how compulsive behaviors affect the individuals engaged in them, their families and friends, and even their brains. The outcomes over time are devastating.
Is Lamb to the Slaughter the Best We've Got?
I don't want to say too much. I don't want to over-explain. I know that leaves lots of room for misinterpretation. I just want to ask you to wrestle with a few questions.
I was asked last week what my greatest fear as a father of a black boy is in light of the Trayvon Martin murder. My greatest fear for my children is the cautious regret I see on the many faces that can’t help but leave open the possibility there may be some justification for this tragedy. Rest assured George Zimmerman and his supporters will exploit this deep-seated immutable suspicion, just like Susan Smith did so many years ago.
Why People of Color Should Attend the Wild Goose Festival
The Implications of Calling Cordoba House a "Mosque"
The Immoral Impediments to Immigration Reform
Interview with Brian McLaren About 'A New Kind of Christianity' (Part 2)
Interview with Brian McLaren About 'A New Kind of Christianity'
Author Brian McLaren's A New Kind of Christianity: Ten Questions That
A Prayer of Confession, Repentance, and Action for Haiti
'Irreconcilable Islam' and Irascible Christianity, Part 2
Gingrich Labels 'Irreconcilable Wing of Islam' but Ignores Irascible Christianity
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