A belated open letter to 81 percent of White Evangelicals

Dear 81% of White Evangelical Christians, What has church been like for you lately? What have your pastors been teaching? For the past few weeks, the discussion in my home church – made up of mostly non-White Christians – has centered on the topics of justice, and love (for the foreigner, and oppressed). My pastor,…

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The Walk

When I was three years old, my mother (who I proudly call “Mommy”) and I would attend First Baptist Church of Elmsford most Sunday mornings. I don’t remember much, but, I’m 100% certain that I rarely enjoyed myself. One such morning, as she helped me button whichever shirt she had picked for me, I—frustrated, surely,…

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