CulturePolitics

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
Culture

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
CulturePoliticsRace

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
CultureRace

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
CultureFaithRaceReligion

Is “Antiracism” Christian? No

Is individualism an “American white value”? The fad of racializing everything, even long-standing virtues of individual merit, is further eroding our already-fragile civic ties. Critical race theorists like famous author Robin DiAngelo condense the complexity of our anthropology into a collectivized…
Derryck Green
October 16, 2020
Culture

Does An Unreasonable Fear of Black Men Exist?

When videos of clashes between blacks and law enforcement officers are released, or when blacks are harassed by white women comically known as “Karens” are shown on social media, or as over-zealous white males criminally profile blacks, I say as…
Derryck Green
May 28, 2020