Race

Jim Wallis Discusses Reparations

As part of the promotional tour for his new book,America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege and the Bridge to a New America, Jim Wallis conducted an interview with Religion News Service (RNS) to discuss the content and thesis of his book. The…
Derryck Green
February 22, 2016
Review

Book Review: America’s Original Sin

America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America, by Jim Wallis. Grand Rapids: Brazos Press, 2016. 272 pages During the past several years, Evangelical Christians have been criticized for their lack of involvement in the…
Derryck Green
January 27, 2016
Politics

#Blacklivesmatter- but not to black people

#Blacklivesmatter is a new hashtag activism campaign that claims to be “a response to the ways in which lives have been devalued.” This socially virtuous campaign has gained considerable momentum recently as the country awaited the results of the grand…
Derryck Green
November 25, 2014
Politics

First Black Republican Woman in Congress

    "Racist" Utahns- the majority of whom are Mormons, just elected Mia Love as the first black Republican woman- and Haitian American- to Congress.  Again, this somehow doesn't fit the narrative that progressive Democrats and their media acolytes would…
Derryck Green
November 5, 2014
Politics

Who’s Racist Again?

I recently had the privilege of conducting a course for Prager University entitled, “Who Are the Racists: Conservatives or Liberals?” in which I argue against the notion that conservatives and conservative policies are racist. I also detail- while discussing affirmative…
Derryck Green
October 30, 2014
Culture

Ferguson Riots and Black Stigma

Rather than waiting until the specific details concerning the #MichaelBrown case were released- like the specifics of the autopsy, the detailed officers report, the toxicology report or the result of an investigation into Brown’s death- Ferguson residents decided to act.…
Derryck Green
August 20, 2014