“The most dangerous weapon of white supremacy has always been its ability to erase the history of its violence and its victims.” – Dr. Shannen Dee Williams. It is not uncommon for us to hear […]
The Complicated History of American Jesuits and Racial Justice
Content Warning: This essay contains racist and racialized language used in its historical settings but quoted here. American Jesuits bear a long, complicated, painful, and often enraging history regarding racial justice. As a Jesuit brother, […]
Becoming Anti-Oppressive, Part 2: The Act of Knowing
Editor’s Note: This four-part blog series is being co-published at DT’s Blog Partner, “Raids Across the Color Line.” Before you go on, it may be helpful to read part 1 of the series, “Growing Up Racist and Misogynist […]
Fear. A Theological Look at Lynching, Racism, and Modern Society.
Disclaimer: Please note, this post contains graphic discussions of slavery and lynching, including a graphic image of the latter. In a destitute area of the South Bronx in 1995, Jonathan Kozol was interviewing schoolchildren concerning […]