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Why Anti-Racists Should Embrace “Being Divisive”

Photo by Pawel Janiak on Unsplash “I have come to set fire to the earth.” These are the words of a First Century Palestinian Rabbi and social activist. Today most people who quote

How Bethel Church Continues to Hinder Black Salvation

*Editors note: After the publishing of this piece, it has come to light that the event in the youtube clip below was not at Bethel Church, but at a conference

3 Things You Should Ask Your Church To Find Out How Committed They Are To Anti-Racism

Chances are your church is on week two or three of a brand new series on racism. Some of you have seen more black faces speaking at your church over

How Well-Meaning White People are Killing Their Black Friends

  4.06.2020   Corey Leak   diversity, equality, race, racism

Photo by Shamim Nakhaei on Unsplash America is a cesspool of trauma for black people. Beginning with slavery, through Jim Crow segregation and now a despotic dictator who literally uses white evangelicalism as

Why Racial Reconciliation Isn’t The Answer to Racial Violence.

  12.05.2020   Corey Leak   Uncategorized

Dr. King once said: “Black supremacy is as bad as white supremacy.”* I couldn’t disagree more. Maybe you think the good doctor just rolled over in his grave at the notion

Protected: Permission to Be (An Open Letter to the People I love the Most – My Family)

  29.03.2020   Corey Leak   Uncategorized

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

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