Why I Do Not Support Black Lives Matter

In an article for The Feminist Wire, Alicia Garcia, one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter, wrote: “Black Lives Matter is an ideological and political intervention in a world where Black lives are systematically and intentionally targeted for demise.” Alicia Garcia’s description of the Black Lives Matter movement is crucial. When I write that…

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The Justification Project

This past Friday, I joined other members of my church and that of other churches within Toronto for a multi-church Good Friday service. It was a fantastic night of joyous singing, eager sermon listening, and memorable fellowship with old and new friends. However, it was also one of the rare Friday nights when I wasn’t…

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America Is So White

According to several studies, black Americans make up only 13% of the American population. Contrastingly, white Americans make up 62% of the American population. Which effectively makes white Americans the racial majority and black Americans a racial minority in America. What is the significance of that? Well, if you’ve been following entertainment news lately, you’ve…

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New Year, Same Me

We are now several days into 2016, and the new year has already confirmed what I knew would be true at the dawn of the year. The new year is accompanied by natural disasters like the earthquake in India and Bangladesh that killed 13 people. Cancer and other illnesses continue to sicken and kill more people. The…

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Let’s be Honest About Reverse-Racism

A few weeks ago, a black friend said to me, “black people can be prejudiced, but they cannot be racists. Reverse-racism doesn’t exist.” I’ve been mulling over the comments ever since, especially because the comments are not from an unbeliever—they are from a Christian. And as I’ve discovered, there are many other black Christians who share…

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I’m a Christian, but I’m Not Ashamed

Buzzfeed recently released a video titled, I’m Christian, But I’m Not. In the video, which currently has over seven million views on Facebook, several supposed Christians defend their Christianity by suggesting that unlike other closed-minded and ignorant Christians, they support feminism and homosexuality. Essentially, the video propagates that true Christians actually support homosexuality, feminism, and whatever…

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