GAY IN THE COMMUNITY: HARDSHIPS OF BEING GAY IN A TRADITIONAL BLACK COMMUNITY

“Out ain’t easy.” gay under conservatism¬† In the Black community, we have long been so governed under the Christian faith that anything that goes against the grain has been ostracized. … Continue reading GAY IN THE COMMUNITY: HARDSHIPS OF BEING GAY IN A TRADITIONAL BLACK COMMUNITY

IN THE LAST DAYS: WHY IS RELIGION DYING OFF IN SOCIETY

“Rapidly going away.” As a young man growing up in a Christian household, I can tell you all sorts of stories of the important role Christianity played in my upbringing. … Continue reading IN THE LAST DAYS: WHY IS RELIGION DYING OFF IN SOCIETY

REVISIONIST BIBLICAL HISTORY: LET’S ASSUME THAT THE BIBLE WAS USED FOR NON-RELIGIOUS INTENT

“Guide to life, not to preservation for death.” The Christian bible has been pondered over for centuries regarding its authenticity in society. The believers say that it is the words … Continue reading REVISIONIST BIBLICAL HISTORY: LET’S ASSUME THAT THE BIBLE WAS USED FOR NON-RELIGIOUS INTENT

LAST WISH: IF YOU DIED TONIGHT HOW HAPPY ARE YOU WITH YOUR LIFE THUS FAR

“I’m fine with my life, how about you?” We all think about death and whether we believe it or not, we fear on some level. But is there ever a … Continue reading LAST WISH: IF YOU DIED TONIGHT HOW HAPPY ARE YOU WITH YOUR LIFE THUS FAR

RELIGUGATION: HOW RELIGION HAS BEEN USED AGAINST THE BLACK COMMUNITY

“Why we worship.” Throughout American history, Black people have always turned to the church as a way of coping in this country. It has served as a sanctuary for us … Continue reading RELIGUGATION: HOW RELIGION HAS BEEN USED AGAINST THE BLACK COMMUNITY

Fear: The Black Community and Our Fear of God

“What really scares us?” When I think about my life growing up in the Black church, I have always wanted to know why we believed so heavily. You’re taught your … Continue reading Fear: The Black Community and Our Fear of God