Jesus depicted as a white man
April 26th, 2019

Forget the fair-skinned, blue-eyed man that still adorns many stained glass windows and paintings. Jesus was most likely a Palestinian, experts say. Continue reading

January 22nd, 2019

Amid the media firestorm surrounding the standoff between students from a Catholic high school and a Native American man, the role that Black Israelite protesters played in starting the conflict was largely overlooked. Continue reading

Immigrants coming to the U.S.
November 2nd, 2018

The Public Religion Research Institute’s ninth annual American Values Survey reveals that white evangelicals are the demographic most likely to view immigration and racial diversity as “threats” to American values. Why is that? Continue reading

Jewish star and Torah
July 18th, 2018

After a college football coach was turned down for a job because he has “Jewish blood,” he filed suit against the school. A federal judge has since ruled that Jews are indeed a racial group, and are thus protected by the Civil Rights Act of 1964. But not everyone thinks this is a good thing. Continue reading

A Black Lives Matter demonstrator faces off against police
July 19th, 2016

America is a country divided in many ways. Politically, we are more polarized than at any time in recent memory. Economically, much of the country’s wealth is concentrated in the hands of an elite few. But most glaring is this: despite … Continue reading

August 3rd, 2015

A Routine Stop On July 19th, University of Cincinnati Police Department officer Ray Tensing stopped Samuel DuBose for driving without a front-end license plate – something many of us would get off with a warning for doing. Instead, DuBose was … Continue reading

Rachel Dolezal
June 29th, 2015

Rachel Dolezal was thrust into the national spotlight when her White parents spoke to the press and identified their daughter as a white woman who, for years, had been posing as Black in Spokane, Washington. Dolezal was the director of … Continue reading

April 23rd, 2015

Is Heaven segregated? Is there one section reserved for blacks and perhaps a separate, but equal section for whites? I think most of us would be quick to say that this isn’t the case, supposing we believe in the afterlife. … Continue reading

October 20th, 2011

Digging Up Dinosaurs Have you ever heard anyone exclaim, “It’s biology!” when confronted with the problem of male promiscuity, or the disproportionately high number of black people in American prisons? Perhaps their wording was “It’s genetic!” Either way, it shows … Continue reading