Tagged with Race

Commentary: Christian College Diversity

I recently posted an interview with George Yancey concerning ethnic-diversity at Protestant colleges and universities. The first section is below: George Yancey has been an important voice on diversity within American Christianity. In addition to authoring several books, the University of North Texas sociologist is cofounder of the Mosaix Network, a relational association that promotes … Continue reading

Resources: Post-Racial Parenting

Below is a great piece from ColorLines.com about “Post-Racial” parenting. The article is fact not really suggesting that a “post-racial”  perspective is valid, rather it gives helpful hints to being racially conscientious as a parent or anyone involving the raising of children. I can’t help but think this is also valid for those working with … Continue reading

Perspective:Why We Need Asian-Americans

DJ Chuang has been posting an important series considering why we need Asian Americans to be Asian Americans. It is a conversation not only for Asian-Americans or Asian-American Christians, it is for all of us. Taking the time to deeply think about what our cultural expectations (and thus at times limitations) of Asian-Americans are, deconstructing the blanket assumptions … Continue reading

Commentary:Farrakhan

I am not a particular supporter of Louis Farrakhan or his ideas, but I do believe he has some wisdom in this clip. There are a hodgepodge of ideas in this clip, but what do you think about the main issue of influencing culture through hip-hop and his comments about the influence hip-hop culture has … Continue reading

Commentary: Why the Vuvuzela Horn should stay

There has been a ton of push-back against the utilization of the Vuvuzela Horn by fans at the South African hosted World Cup. If you don’t know what a Vuvuzela is, watch below. There are several reasons the Vuvuzela’s should stay: –  Vuvuzela’s are apart of South African football culture. If the games were in … Continue reading

Return of bloggin

I apologize for not blogging recently; I have just finished graduate school and am now planning to move to Santa Barbara for a Resident Director position at Westmont College (more on this later). I am going to try to start up the blog again however; my wife and I will be traveling out to California … Continue reading

DeepSpace5 'The Future Ain't What It Used To Be'

RAPZILLA just dropped the information that Deepspace5’s new ablum , The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be, is available for order. If you don’t know about Deepspace5, they are a Christian Hip-Hop collective consisting of Beat Rabbi, Manwell?/DJ Manwell, Fred B, Listener, manCHILD & DJ Dust of Mars ILL, Playdough, Sintax.the.Terrific, Sivion, and Sev … Continue reading

Words of a King

“Faith is taking the first step, even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” “Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.” “Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.” “I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word … Continue reading