An Unwinding

June 23, 2020 | Danielle | Survivorship | 0

It’s past midnight. I’m keeping myself awake by reading posts from white Christians arguing about white supremacy, or a lack thereof, on Twitter. Somehow, the “woke” ones are pointing out that the Middle Eastern Jesus we’ve worshipped our whole lives wasn’t actually white like our wall hangings led us to believe. This seems to be…

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Grandma Eva’s Black Figurines

June 14, 2020 | Danielle | Faith | 0

Growing up, I had a maternal grandma, a paternal grandma, and a pretend grandma. “Grandma Eva” is what we called her. Although she was technically related through marriage (her husband was my great-grandma’s cousin), she was simply “Grandma” to me. None of my other grandparents lived in Kansas City like us, but Eva did—just down…

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Facing Racism of the Corner of Monroe

May 31, 2020 | Danielle | Faith | 0

“Mae, did you know science has found all humans descended from Africa? Over time, we’ve evolved and our genes mutated, but we all originate from that place.” “Really, so even Adam and Eve?” “Yep, probably Adam and Eve, which means they weren’t white.” “Huh, I thought Eve was white with blonde hair.” —A conversation with…

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Racism at the bank – A devotional

August 19, 2019 | Danielle | Devotionals | 1

So she called the name of the LORD who spoke to her, “You are a God of seeing,” for she said, “Truly here I have seen him who looks after me. Genesis 16:13, ESV — I’ll never forget the day I watched a racist bank customer refuse to let a woman of color help him.…

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Me – A Racist? | A Devotional

June 27, 2018 | Danielle | Devotionals | 2

And I will give you a new heart, and I will put a new spirit in you. I will take out your stony, stubborn heart and give you a tender, responsive heart. Ezekiel 36:26 NLT "I think you’re racist…." I was taken aback at the stranger’s message in Facebook Marketplace. A potential buyer made an assumption…

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