When White Christians Support Good Cops

In Church, History by Caris Adel

How do you deal with the willfully ignorant? With those people who have good intentions, who believe that those who disagree just don’t know their hearts? Do we defriend them? Refuse to go to church with them? Exclude them? Be thankful that at least we’re not like them? Why does it matter? Why do I care so much that nice, …

Courageous Black Lives – Mifflin Gibbs and Lucille Clifton

In History by Caris Adel2 Comments

I’m teaching a class at our homeschool co-op this semester on Courageous Black Lives. I was a little nervous about doing this topic, but ended up being able to frame the class in a way that not only discusses the courage and bravery of over 30 people that I want the kids to recognize, but also talks about the powers of …

Courageous Black Lives – Harriet Ann Jacobs and Eubie Blake

In History by Caris Adel1 Comment

I’m teaching a class at our homeschool co-op this semester on Courageous Black Lives. I was a little nervous about doing this topic, but ended up being able to frame the class in a way that not only discusses the courage and bravery of over 30 people that I want the kids to recognize, but also talks about the powers of …

Courageous Black Lives – Benjamin Banneker and Music from Slavery

In History by Caris Adel5 Comments

I’m teaching a class at our homeschool co-op this semester on Courageous Black Lives. I was a little nervous about doing this topic, but ended up being able to frame the class in a way that not only discusses the courage and bravery of over 30 people that I want the kids to recognize, but also talks about the powers of …

An Integrated Life – Until We Solve the Problem of Sundown Neighborhoods…

In History by Caris Adel1 Comment

It’s easy to say “I’m not racist” or “I’ve never worn Klan robes, therefore I’m not a white supremacist,” but unless we dig down and examine the racial beliefs and actions we’ve grown up on, our claims are nothing more than a resounding gong. What I find hopeful about this book is the fact that race relations were created. They …