Journal of Southern History

For many African descended women scholars, our work must begin with the history. For African American, womanist scholars, this often requires us to have a fearless connection to and awareness of chattel slavery. African American women and men have been marginalized by the way this part of history is taught which influences our concepts of … Continue reading Journal of Southern History

Renita J. Weems, Ph.D.

This was first printed on Oct. 24, 2022.  Rev. Dr. Renita J. Weems is a scholar, public intellectual, ordained Methodist minister, and a trailblazer in the field of womanist Biblical interpretation. She formerly taught at Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN) and Spelman College (Atlanta, GA). She served as Visiting Distinguished Professor at Howard University Divinity School … Continue reading Renita J. Weems, Ph.D.

Unbow Your Heads Sistahs – Let Us Rise Together

Mentorship is a central tenant of success within Religious Leadership broadly, and Religious Academia in particular. Having someone vouch for your work and ideas, who can help convey the right story within your dossier and who will also align you with the right people and opportunities is essential. At Misogynoir to Mishpat (M2M), our strategy … Continue reading Unbow Your Heads Sistahs – Let Us Rise Together

Black Religion Academics in the UK

Calling for all African descended religion scholars in the UK! We are seeking statistics on African descended people in the study of religion (Religious Academia). This includes but is not limited to such disciplines as: Biblical studies, Islamic Studies, Theology, Christian / Religious History, and Christian Education. We are interested in people who hold permanent, … Continue reading Black Religion Academics in the UK

The Unlearning of My Education

Greetings! We are re-printing this essay from July 2022 while we continue our hiatus. We return on February 1, 2023. We look forward to seeing you then. In the meantime, enjoy!  In an exercise with friends, where we explored the things we didn’t learn in school, I considered the topic from my own social location. … Continue reading The Unlearning of My Education

Bishop Rose Hudson-Wilkin

Photo courtesy of Flickr Rose Hudson-Wilkin was born and raised in Jamaica. She was educated at Birmingham University and, was trained for ordination at Queens Theological College in 1991 and was priested in 1994. For sixteen and a half years she served as a priest in Hackney (Holy Trinity with St Philip, Dalston and All … Continue reading Bishop Rose Hudson-Wilkin

Professor Madipoane Masenya (Ngwan’a Mphahlele)

Please read, like and share this re-posted profile of the pioneering Madipoane Masenya - Old Testament Studies. She is one of our great treasures! Madipoane Masenya (Ngwan’a Mphahlele) is Professor of Old Testament Studies in the Department of Biblical and Ancient Studies at the University of South Africa, Pretoria. An NRF B-rated researcher, a member … Continue reading Professor Madipoane Masenya (Ngwan’a Mphahlele)

Black Girl Gone Podcast: Stephanie Ray Clemons

The Misogynoir to Mishpat Research Network has identified missing Black women and girls as one of the activist issues it will amplify during 2023. We will share essays, statistics and the podcast, "Black Girl Gone" to draw attention to the issue. The program is hosted by Amara Cofer who shares the stories of mutiple missing Black women. … Continue reading Black Girl Gone Podcast: Stephanie Ray Clemons