Written in Protest

Stop telling Black people to pray for Donald Trump

By Andre Henry — October 5, 2020

(RNS) — The charge to pray for stricken leaders has often been turned against oppressed people, and the Bible makes clear it’s acceptable to decline.

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White evangelicals’ attacks on James Cone are about power, not truth

By Andre Henry — January 9, 2020

(RNS) — A specter has been haunting white evangelicalism, in the shape of the late James Cone, a founder of black liberation theology.

Why Trump — not Jesus — is at the heart of white Christian love for Kanye

By Andre Henry — October 30, 2019

(RNS) — White supremacy has always been on the lookout for black spokespeople. From the moment he donned that red hat, Kanye became their great black hope to endorse their white nationalist messiah.

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