Remembering the Rosewood Massacre
On January 1, 1923, Rosewood, Florida, was a thriving town of mostly African American residents. Seven days later, it was gone, burned to the ground by a white mob.
The Black Church and Mental Health Support
Mental healthcare has not always been accessible for Black Americans. Could churches be part of the solution?
Plant of the Month: Black-eyed Pea
Human relationships to this global crop have been shaped by both violence and resilience.
The Nation of Islam’s Role in US Prisons
The Nation of Islam is controversial. Its practical purposes for incarcerated people transcend both politics and religion.
Crime Waves and Moral Panics
From train robberies to organized retail theft to murder, are we really gripped by a crime wave?
“I Have A Dream”: Annotated
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s iconic speech, annotated with relevant scholarship on the literary, political, and religious roots of his words.
A Holy Trinity in Ancient Egypt
The ancient Mediterranean was full of religious expression, and Kemetic culture's concept of a divine family influenced early Christians.
Why Some Black Parents Choose Homeschooling
Homeschooling has proved to be a valued alternative to the institutional racism often found in the classroom. But it offers something more, too.
Guns in America: Foundations and Key Concepts
This non-exhaustive list of readings on the role of guns in US history and society introduces the field as a subject of scholarly inquiry.
The “Social Distance” between Africa and African-Americans
American popular culture inhibits a close relationship between African-Americans and the African continent.