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Historical Problem of Racism in Religion or the Church | Historical Problem of Racism in Religion or the Church

d-allen-jenkins's picture
Dec.07.2009
In the southern town of Principle, men work hard, women care for their families, and children laugh under placid skies as they watch kites dance on a warm prevailing wind. Everyone has a role; everyone knows their place; and most are content for things to remain as they are, and always have been—...
d-allen-jenkins's picture
Dec.07.2009
Bound to a chair, hands tied, face covered in a burlap sack, five-year old Tibias Ivory    — the illegitimate, bi-racial son of Bethany Ivory, the daughter of the small, southern town of Principle’s leading preacher and a murdered, black, high-school superstar, Mahognus “Hog” Worthington— has had...
jefferson-d-edwards-jr's picture
Sep.17.2008
"One of our main problems as black people is that we don't really know who we are," says Dr. Jefferson Edwards. "We have a tremendous need to restore to black people a sense of identity that brings with it self-worth, self-esteem, and purpose." To reclaim that identity, Dr....