Black women do not need to follow a White supremacist standard to receive God’s love.
Are you religious? Or would you say you’re spiritual? And how does your faith (or lack thereof) connect to your embodied existence?
“I believe I was called by God. My insecurity screamed so loud that I couldn’t hear it.”
Black liberation theology was something I always knew, even if I couldn’t name it.
I’m a woman that grew up in the church and I’ve has always struggled with my spirituality. For me, Beyonce’s latest work Lemonade is theologically and spiritually freeing.
It’s hard not to feel hopeless when thinking about the countless others around the world who are experiencing deep and murderous oppression while also living in our own oppression at the same time.
I ask about 100 people, either by phone or by knocking on doors, the…
I don’t want to pray for Charleston. I can’t. I am an Itinerant Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, yet, prayer doesn’t seem like enough. I need action. I need change.
It makes perfect sense that Black churches would speak about this specific reproductive issue, because for Black women, reproductive health disparities are stark.
In honor of International Women’s Day, YouTube launched the global initiative #DearMe, a compilation of women on YouTube sharing words of wisdom with their younger selves. So, in honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, I have been inspired to write a love letter to my younger self.