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Today in White Supremacy: President Trump’s Response to Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico more than two weeks ago. Some have even referred to the damage Puerto Rico has experienced as “apocalyptic.” CNN reported that Hurricane Maria had the level of winds of Irma and the flooding level of Harvey. 362 more words

Diversity & Inclusion

(Re) Imagining Postcolonial Francophone African Spaces: Engaging with Nationalisms and International Human Rights Discourses


How have contemporary African intellectuals reacted to the rise of global human rights discourse? What theoretical positions and political commitments have led some to embrace human rights as a useful moral project and others to reject it as a neo-colonial project? 9,654 more words

Race & Ethnicity

Pray for Germany

It is selfish for me to only pray for my country…the country in which I was born.  We live in a global world that is inclusive of all ethnicities and religious groups.   209 more words


Outlets for addressing psychic violence

You might say it’s generalized paranoia or an unusually heightened sensitivity to slights, but if you were born Black in the American South like I was, seeing the indignities of Jim Crow laws heaped upon one’s parents and grandparents day in and day out, every word and gesture of White people would be filtered through the cheesecloth of racism leaving a residue of threat. 1,091 more words

Student Affairs

An Open Reply to Jemar Tisby and "The Downside of Integration for Black Christians"

Dear Jemar,

I recently read your article entitled, “The Downside of Integration for Black Christians” which was posted on the RAAN Network on August 21, 2017 and I’d really like to engage you more on this particular subject. 937 more words

Pastoral Theology

The History of the Nansemond Indian Tribal Association

The 29th Annual Nansemond Pow Wow is just a few days away and, though most Nansemond research is focused on the 1600s through the 1800s, I thought this would be a great time to share some insight on recent Nansemond history and the people, both inside and outside the community, who have been influential in the formation of the… 3,869 more words


Call a Spade a Spade: White Supremacists, Racists, and Neo-Nazis in Charlottesville

One woman dead, 19 more injured. One man in custody after driving his car through counter-protesters at the “Unite the Right” rally and march this weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia. 567 more words

Diversity & Inclusion