A Nigger and an Uncle Tom

Black people call me “Uncle Tom” far more than White people call me “nigger”. It’s not White people who use racial slurs against me, it’s Black people. They grumble about me because I am Black but think differently than they do. They say I am a traitor. They say I am a slave to White…

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Is It Because I Am Black?

She hurried to the other side of the tunnel when she saw me walking toward her. She clutched her purse. She put her head down and she rushed past me. I didn’t do anything to startle her. Why is she afraid of me? I had only greeted her with a faint smile. Why is she…

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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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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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