Opinion | Family
13 Books to Read with Your Kids This Summer
What books would I take to a desert island—if my children came with me?
during the civil rights movement. Woodson's memoir explores racism, family, faith, and the importance of developing one's own voice. At the heart of
Opinion | Discipleship
What Young Black Women Need from Their Black Brothers—and the Church
African American women still face significant challenges in their relationships with men.
African American women still face significant challenges in their relationships with men.
Opinion | Discipleship
Why White-Centered Discipleship Hurts Us All
A vision for bringing racial equity to the spiritual training of women.
A vision for bringing racial equity to the spiritual training of women.
Opinion | Pop Culture
No Offense: The Dilemma over Unintended RacismSubscriber access only
How Christians can respond to microaggressions.
Opinion | Pop Culture. No Offense: The Dilemma over Unintended Racism. How Christians can respond to microaggressions. Kristie Anyabwile, guest
interview | Discipleship
Latasha Morrison: The Church Is the ‘Only Place Equipped to Do Racial Reconciliation Well’
The founder of Be the Bridge reveals her vision for solving America's race problem.
Most people who participate in Be the Bridge are a self-selecting group, many of whom are already aware of racism and interested in racial reconciliation.
When You've Been Wronged
Is forgiveness more important than justice?
Is forgiveness more important than justice?
Opinion | Discipleship
What Feminism Owes to the Protestant Reformation
Listening to marginalized voices isn’t a liberal or a conservative idea—it’s a fundamentally Christian one.
term that encompasses a diverse yet related set of approaches to literature that, in the past 50 years, have strongly criticized the works of the Western canon for their racism, sexism, and
Opinion | Pop Culture
Black Future Month: Why We Choose to Look AheadSubscriber access only
In a nation still plagued with injustice, we remember history so we can move forward.
Tamir Rice. These tragic occurrences have forced many of us to abandon the idea that America has moved beyond the original sin of racism. They force
Reporting | Discipleship
Amena Brown Q+A: Poetry in an Age of Lament
How the spoken-word poet uses art to speak truth about race, faith, and womanhood.
I spoke recently with Brown about poetry, racism, and how performance art impacts her life and faith. We have to start repenting. We have to start admitting that racism is sin.
Opinion | Family
How Do We Parent Our Kids During This Political Season?
Twenty women weigh in with their perspectives.
sympathetic thinking? Have you discussed some of the controversial aspects of the election season—racism, sexism, abortion, religious liberty, etc.? If
Opinion | Discipleship
A Farewell to Michelle Obama
No matter where you stand politically, the First Lady has something to offer the church.
During a political season fraught with racism, sexism, and bipartisan discord, she has risen as a prophetic voice and a beacon of hope for the American people.
Opinion | Pop Culture
'Get the Girl to Do It'
What 'Hidden Figures' reveals about race, women, and how our sons see our daughters.
What 'Hidden Figures' reveals about race, women, and how our sons see our daughters.
Opinion | Sexuality
Singleness: My Only Companion
I've never been in a serious relationship despite my desire to one day marry. God is teaching me to hold that desire loosely. 
that's enough for me. Ekemini Uwan is an anti-racism writer and speaker who holds an MDiv from Westminster Theological Seminary. You can read her
Opinion | Sexuality
You Don’t Have to Say ‘Yo’ Around MeSubscriber access only
How talking about racial bias helps us overcome our divisions.
do not relate to it. There are few self-identified racists, though many in our country and our churches indeed struggle with racism. Our distance from this
Opinion | Pop Culture
When Black Victims Become Trending HashtagsSubscriber access only
African Americans are speaking out against modern-day racism. But who's listening?
Opinion | Pop Culture. When Black Victims Become Trending Hashtags. African Americans are speaking out against modern-day racism. But who's listening?
Opinion | Family
How I Stopped Seeing Privilege in Black and White
What God taught this second-generation, child of immigrants about the nuance of status.
What God taught this second-generation, child of immigrants about the nuance of status.
Q+A with Christena Cleveland: 'I Felt for the First Time—I'm Not Alone'
What everyone needs to know about supporting women of color at conferences and in churches.
What everyone needs to know about supporting women of color at conferences and in churches.
What It's Like to Be a Black, Female Pastor in the South
Nicole Massie Martin shares about her unique vocation.
Honestly, if I reach any goal in my life, it's because I had it modeled for me. Racism has always been prevalent, but it's back in our national consciousness.
For Black Women, Looking Tough Takes a Toll
Emotional strength can only hide heartbreak for so long, says pyschologist and theologian Chanequa Walker-Barnes
For Black Women, Looking Tough Takes a Toll. Emotional strength can only hide heartbreak for so long, says pyschologist and theologian Chanequa Walker-Barnes.
Why Google and BuzzFeed Need the Church
When big corporations make big moral decisions, where is the church’s voice?
Last year, editor-in-chief Ben Smith explained, “We firmly believe that for a number of issues, including civil rights, women's rights, anti-racism, and LGBT equality, there are not two sides