Tag Archives: Ta-Nehisi Coates

Broderick Greer: “White supremacy is the evil force that is killing our people.”

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Broderick Greer is pursuing a Master’s of Divinity at Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia. After graduating this month, he will take a job as an assistant priest at a church in Memphis. He describes the times ahead as “very exciting.” I have followed Greer via Twitter for a few years. There, I have observed […]

Talking the Zimmerman trial and “making things about race” with Samuel James

The following exchange is extracted from a conversation I had with Samuel James about the social media response to the Zimmerman case. I reached out to Sam because so much of the commentary I had seen online, particularly from within my immediate circles, sounded very much as if it was written by and for white […]