Lisa Sharon Harper

“Race Schools”

From “Fortune: How Race Broke My Family and the World–and How to Repair It All” by Lisa Sharon Harper In the wake of the Supreme Court’s 1954 ruling in Brown v. Board of Education and the enforced desegregation of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, White southern Christians removed their children from public schools and established […]

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Convict Leasing

Peonage caught millions of Black boys and men in the web of convict leasing by leveraging the freight-sized loophole in the Thirteenth Amendment, allowing enslavement in the case of imprisonment. Jim Crow politicians made an end run around the rising labor movement’s demands by resurrecting slavocracy and sweeping Black men and boys off the street

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Repentance will require people of European descent to face this truth

When the image of God was crushed, broken, twisted, distorted, covered, or erased, the ancient Hebrews originally hearing this text would have understood these acts against humanity to be acts of war against God. European conquest of land and people throughout the Enlightenment period was actually a period of European wrestling against God for control

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