Category Archives for "Religion"

Facts are Stubborn Things

Private Hugh White stamped his feet and rubbed his hands together to warm them in the blistering cold of a March evening in Boston. Snow blanketed the ground around the Custom House he was tasked to guard. Royal revenue collected at the cost of antagonizing King George III’s colonial subjects rested within. An eleven year […]

Should we topple the white Jesus?

As an Artist, Arts & Religion Scholar, Christian, and Hispanic who has been vocal about racial issues, I immediately started receiving messages and comments from friends about Shaun King‘s recently tweeted argument that statues of white Jesus should be removed. Mr. King’s contention is that they are icons of white supremacy.  I both agree and […]

Video killed the radio star, don’t let it victimize your relationships

In September of 1979 the British new wave/synth-pop group The Buggles released the single Video Killed the Radio Star; nearly two years later, the song would become a self-fulfilling prophecy when the single became the first-ever video to be shown on MTV airing one minute after midnight on August 1, 1981. The musical landscape was […]

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