Where Is the Black Church?

Blacks must address the problems infecting and affecting black communities and handle the issues seriously and sincerely. Many of these problems center around moral values that were once readily available and abundant among black Americans. Now they are increasingly becoming…
Derryck Green
February 17, 2023

Christians & California’s Homeless Calamity

How should Christians address homelessness? The situation is worsening despite lip service by politicians and “homeless advocates” about fixing a problem they’ve helped create. One only needs to look at California. I’ve lived in Los Angeles County (twice), Sacramento County…
Derryck Green
October 14, 2022

Should Christians Support Drug Decriminalization?

Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, South Dakota, and Vermont all legalized recreational marijuana use in the past year. Oregon went further. Oregonians voted in favor of Measure 109, which legalized psychedelic mushrooms for licensed, “therapeutic” use. Oregonians also voted to decriminalize hard drugs: small amounts of heroin,…
Derryck Green
October 14, 2022

Black Nationalism

  As printed in the Catholic periodical, First Things. Racial identity has been a priority for black Americans since the end of the civil rights movement. According to a recent Pew Report, 74 percent of black adults regard being black…
Derryck Green
August 15, 2022

America Must Remember Booker T. Washington

Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Carter G. Woodson, George Washington Carver, WEB Dubois, Rev. Martin Luther King.  All were prominent Americans of the 19th and 20th centuries. There's one prominent American who isn't included in this pantheon of historical greats.  In fact, he's…
Derryck Green
March 21, 2022

Racial Identity or National Identity?

It’s evident from surveys or lived experience that most blacks see race as critical to their identity at levels not seen among their racial counterparts. According to a recent Pew Report, seventy-four percent of black adults said that being black…
Derryck Green
November 4, 2021