Manchester, England and the Black History Struggle

Many people in the US might struggle to tell you much about Manchester except perhaps knowledge of Manchester United - the football team (called "socceer" in the US). Yet, Manchester has more to it than meets the eye. According to The Guardian, Manchester is a city which is currently in the mdist of a civic … Continue reading Manchester, England and the Black History Struggle

Toxic Masculinity – Womanist Allies

See the abstract below from Old Testament scholar, Robert Wafawanaka, PhD. He challenges that masculine readings of Bible women, such as Sarah, Hagar and Yael, can unwittingly engage in a toxic masculinity. By examining what he calls the “strong-man model,” Wafawanaka considers that, instead of interpreting women as being “better men,” they can provide alternative … Continue reading Toxic Masculinity – Womanist Allies

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