With New Book, Austin Channing Brown Says Racial Reconciliation in the Church is ‘Not Super Complicated’

"I'm Still Here," by Austin Channing Brown
“I’m Still Here,” by Austin Channing Brown

Austin Channing Brown, a writer and speaker focused on diversity, black womanhood, and faith, says resolving the racial divides in the church is “not super complicated.” Her new book is I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness. Continue reading

Zora Neale Hurston’s Nonfiction Account of Cudjo Lewis, the Last Black Man to Leave the Slave Ships, is Finally Being Published

Cudjo Lewis (left); Zora Neale Hurston in the early 1930s, around the time she interviewed Cudjo Lewis. (Photo: Courtesy of the Zora Neale Hurston Trust)
Cudjo Lewis (left); Zora Neale Hurston in the early 1930s, around the time she interviewed Cudjo Lewis. (Photo: Courtesy of the Zora Neale Hurston Trust)

Six years before Zora Neale Hurston published the classic Their Eyes Were Watching God, she was trying to publish Barracoon: The Story of the Last Slave. Continue reading

Book Review: ‘The Seminarian: Martin Luther King Jr. Comes of Age’ by Patrick Parr

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In this age of the blockbuster superhero movie, audiences have come to expect the hero’s origin story. Why does he wear that cape? Where did she learn to fight like that? Why do they hide behind those secret identities? Continue reading