Race Riots: An American Heritage – Part I

Race riots are innate to the American experience. 

The Billy Graham Rule and Its Inadvertent Degradation of Women

“From that day on, I did not travel, meet or eat alone with a woman other than my wife.”

The Slaughterhouse of God

The Nazis were not the first to burn children. God’s people did so long before.

The Dangers of a Heaven Obsessed Christian Mind

What a beautiful hope. A dream, almost, to live in a place where suffering no longer exists. We become immortal hedonists. At least that’s what some Christians make it sound like.

Black History Month Closing Statement

It is February 28 and we are at the end of Black History Month. Tomorrow, we return to the ouroboros of white history and I would advise my friends and acquaintances to be cognizant of that much. Eleven months out of the year is what we spend celebrating the inconspicuous and ubiquitous nature of whitenessContinue reading “Black History Month Closing Statement”

Christ in Alabama by Langston Hughes

Christ is a nigger.

100th Blog Post!

I dedicate my one-hundredth blog post to my lovely wife.

Vergangenheitsaufarbeitung and Other Things

Working off the past.

Dreams, Poetry, and Explosions with Langston Hughes

What happens to a dream deferred?

My Struggle with Historical Presentism

And this is where I run into this new conundrum of historical presentism. 

Reparations: A Discussion Revisited

The action of making amends for a wrong one has done, by providing payment or other assistance to those who have been wronged.

The Liberation of Auschwitz Concentration Camp – January 27, 1945

“Sometimes I am asked if I know the response to Auschwitz; I answer that not only do I not know it but that I don’t even know if a tragedy of this magnitude has a response.” – Elie Wiesel  It would be foolish to think that Germany alone perpetrated these horrendous, atrocious, and macabre crimesContinue reading “The Liberation of Auschwitz Concentration Camp – January 27, 1945”