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Is There Racism in Heaven?

Is There Racism in Heaven?

MRB August 2, 2017 0

Nick Cave’s Until at MASS MoCA Until by Nick Cave, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA, on view through September 4, 2017. Nick Cave has said that in Until, his massive, elaborate, and provocative installation

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MRBlog | On Giving Donald Trump a Chance

MRBlog | On Giving Donald Trump a Chance

Thomas J. Whitley November 14, 2016 0

  By Thomas J. Whitley “We owe him an open mind and the chance to lead,” Hillary Clinton said in her concession speech the day after the election. President Obama echoed Clinton the following

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Conversations in Black: Sylvester A. Johnson

Conversations in Black: Sylvester A. Johnson

Monica Miller & Christopher Driscoll March 8, 2016 0

Monica Miller and Christopher Driscoll talk with Sylvester A. Johnson Dr. Sylvester A. Johnson is Associate Professor of African American Studies and Religious Studies in the Department of African American Studies at Northwestern University.

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Why Place Matters – By James Bielo

Why Place Matters – By James Bielo

James S. Bielo January 16, 2016 0

James Bielo on Mark Mulder’s Shades of White Flight Racial inequality plagues America. This fact is central to our national story and continues to color contemporary lives and communities. For example, it anchors the

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MRBlog | DISPATCHES. Waypoints: Navigating a Southern Soul — By Shawn Duncan

MRBlog | DISPATCHES. Waypoints: Navigating a Southern Soul — By Shawn Duncan

Shawn Duncan July 17, 2015 0

  “Look for an old tractor tire on the side of the road. When you see that, turn left.” This is how we in the South give directions. Well, at least in those few

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The Hold: Or, Charleston USA (A Poem for the Emanuel 9)

The Hold: Or, Charleston USA (A Poem for the Emanuel 9)

J. Kameron Carter July 1, 2015 1

J. Kameron Carter with a poetic commentary on the Charleston tragedy   The Hold, or, Charleston USA (A Poem for the Emanuel 9) there’s ludic limbo in the hold, the limbo’ed limbering of a form

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American Memory, American Tragedy – By Samuel Loncar

American Memory, American Tragedy – By Samuel Loncar

Samuel Loncar June 20, 2015 0

  Samuel Loncar on America, past and present We are what we remember. And what we forget. Racial murder is not tragic. Oedipus is tragic. Willy Loman is tragic. Clementa Pinckney, Sharonda Singleton, Myra

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First Impressions #37: Kelly Brown Douglas

First Impressions #37: Kelly Brown Douglas

David M. Krueger June 9, 2015 0

Dave Krueger talks with Kelly Brown Douglas about her book Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of God. Douglas is an Episcopal priest and professor of religion at Goucher College in Maryland

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Conversations in Black: K. Merinda Simmons

Conversations in Black: K. Merinda Simmons

Monica Miller & Christopher Driscoll May 12, 2015 0

Monica Miller and Christopher Driscoll talk about Post-Blackness with K. Merinda Simmons     K. Merinda Simmons is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Alabama. Her areas of interest include the relationship between religious expression

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Putting Flesh on Truthful Prayers of Confession: A Response to the Political Theology and Divine Violence Forum – By Ted A. Smith

Putting Flesh on Truthful Prayers of Confession: A Response to the Political Theology and Divine Violence Forum – By Ted A. Smith

Ted A. Smith March 2, 2015 0

Ted A. Smith responds to the Forum The Marginalia Review of Books partnered with Political Theology Today in a joint forum on Ted Smith’s Weird John Brown: Divine Violence and the Limits of Ethics.

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