The Power Dynamics of Police Abuse and Intimidation

I want you to know my name before I’m killed by police… God willing, I won’t be. Like Dr. King, I’d love to live a long life. Longevity does indeed have its place. But like Dr. King, I follow Jesus… And Jesus was killed by the police… My wife doesn’t like me talking like this. […]

Black Panther: Black Power Lessons from Wakanda & Killmonger

#WakandaForever! That is the cry that goes out across Black America as we take in the magnificence of Marvel’s Black Panther.  It was truly a phenomenal movie. Not simply because it was Black and screamed of Black Power. But also because it was a damned good movie. Period. The special effects. The action. The storyline. […]

Black Panther vs. Killmonger Black Power

Homeland Security: Is Your City Safe for the King?

2 Samuel 6:12-19 So David went and brought up the ark of God from the house of Obed-Edom to the City of David with gladness. And there were with those bearing the ark of the Lord seven groups of singers, and a calf and a lamb for sacrifice. David played on well-tuned instruments before the […]

Advent 2017 Daily meditations

Good intentions still got him killed

2 Samuel 6:1-11 But when they arrived at the threshing floor of Nacon, the oxen stumbled, and Uzzah reached out his hand and steadied the Ark of God. Then the Lord’s anger was aroused against Uzzah, and God struck him dead because of this. So Uzzah died right there beside the Ark of God. Uzzah […]

Advent 2017 Daily meditations

Prison Wisdom on the Coming of God

Malachi 3:16-4:6 “For behold, the day of the Lord is coming, burning like an oven. And it will burn them up, and it shall be that all foreigners and all who do wickedly will be stubble; and the day that is coming shall burn them up,” says the Lord Almighty, “and neither root nor branch […]

Advent 2017 Daily meditations