Tag Archives: race in America

A Nightmare in Charleston

I woke up this morning to the horrific news from Charleston. It would be difficult, and perhaps misguided, to rank the most important churches in U.S. history, but if I were to do it, the Charleston AME church targeted yesterday … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Color of Christ

Edward J. Blum and Paul Harvey’s The Color of Christ: The Son of God and the Saga of Race in America¬†(UNC Press, 2012) offers an essential and extraordinary history of the American racial imagination. It focuses on the explosion, and … Continue reading

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