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A Prayer for the Holidays

  2.12.2019   Corey Leak   christianity, church

The Christmas season can be a mixed bag of cheer, sadness, joy, and anxiety. Some of us love this season, and some of us find it a depressing and lonely

Spineless – Why Black Pundits are Failing Colin and All of Us

I’m not sure if I’m supposed to do this or not, but I am anyway. I’m writing angry. I’ve spent a week off of social media to give myself a

Why “Harriet” Is Epic Story Telling

Last week my family and I went and saw the movie, Harriet. I LOVED it. But, I was surprised to learn how many black people felt some kind of way about

Why I Can’t Stop Talking About Race

No one in the history of humankind was born to be a person who speaks out about race. I’ve never heard a first grader say that they want to be

Amber, Hugs, and Forgiveness

There have been so many great perspectives shared about Amber Guyger’s trial, sentencing, and absolution. I’ve been challenged, annoyed and conflicted by some of what I’ve read, so I will

My Tension With Kanye West’s Sunday Service

  24.09.2019   Corey Leak   christianity, church, culture

“He’s fashionable, he’s reaching a lot of people who weren’t going to church and he sits with people who have diverse opinions.” I’ve heard a wide range of thoughts about

My Mental Health Journey

A few years ago I was flying home from my dad’s funeral. It was a normal flight all things considered. I was obviously sad he was gone, and for the

About My New Podcast – Existential

  30.08.2019   Corey Leak   culture, diversity, equality

My new podcast (Existential) will be debuting in just a few days from now! (Tuesday 9.3.19) I hope this isn’t your first time hearing about it, but if you are…MY

Why Sit-Downs With Oppressors are Overrated

  23.08.2019   Corey Leak   diversity, equality

There continues to be a lot of talk about Jay-Z’s partnership with the NFL. People are going round and round about whether it’s a good thing or a bad thing

Jay Z, Colin Kaepernick, the NFL and “Harold’s Grass N Feed”

  16.08.2019   Corey Leak   culture, equality, future

I’ve been asked enough about what I think about Jay-Z’s partnership with the NFL that I thought I would share my thoughts here in the form of a story. Imagine