Culture & Society

Video: Bring Back Our Girls

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A video featuring some of the Nigerian schoolgirls and the voice of the father of one of the abducted is the latest tool to increase awareness about the 234 missing. Read more

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We Shall Overcome? When? The Unpreached Modern-Day Slavery

By Ify Ike 

Human trafficking is not just an international or an other issue, it is happening in and to the black community and it’s time for the black church to stand up. Read more

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Black Man’s Kryptonite: The Booty

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The struggle of lusting over the female derriere is shared by many men, but there is a truth behind the looks and tactics that can help men overcome temptation. Read more

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Ray Jasper on Prison Sentences as Slavery and Religion & the Death Penalty

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Death row inmate Ray Jasper wrote a profound letter about the prison industrial system, race and education, and the contradiction of Christians who support the death penalty. Read more

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Bizzle Response Shows Need for “Same Love”

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The Houston-based rapper made waves with his Macklemore response track, but he could’ve done it with more love and respect. Read more

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The New Klan: The Real Threat For Young Black Men

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There’s a new nocturnal threat to young black men and its calling card isn’t a burning cross. Read more

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Five Reasons To Celebrate Black History Month

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Jemar Tisby, co-founder of the Reformed African American Network, makes a case for the relevance and importance of Black History Month. Read more

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Is the Church Trapped in Plato’s Closet?

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The recent debate about Erica Campbell’s dress unearths the age-old discussion of the philosophical and theological positions on the body and the soul. By Nicole Symmonds Read more

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The Smart Black AND Christian Women of Twitter

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The recent spate of “women of Twitter” lists overlooks a growing population of Christian women who stand out as thought leaders and world changers. Read more

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’12 Years a Slave’ Prompts Calls for Racial Reconciliation

By Adelle M. Banks 

Clergy and other religious activists hope the new movie “12 Years a Slave” that opens Friday will be a catalyst to help churches break their silence about slavery and the current state of the nation’s race relations. By Adelle M. Banks. Read more

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