Episode 9

Mass Shootings, ICE Raids, and Toni Morrison


August 15th, 2019

42 mins 11 secs

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About this Episode

This week Jemar talks about the enormous racial rift between black Christians and white evangelicals, the slew of mass shootings we’ve seen in recent weeks, the massive ICE raids in Mississippi that swept up hundreds of immigrant workers, the death of the award-winning writer Toni Morrison and what she teaches us about being black and free.

How Ferguson widened an enormous rift between black Christians and white evangelicals - https://www.washingtonpost.com/religion/2019/08/09/how-ferguson-widened-an-enormous-rift-between-black-christians-white-evangelicals/
The El Paso shooter faces the death penalty in a 'domestic terrorism’ case - https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/04/us/el-paso-shooting-sunday/index.html
Advocates: In Mississippi, ICE Agents Arrest, Tase Migrants, Documented or Not http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2019/aug/07/advocates-mississippi-ice-agents-arrest-tase-migra/
Toni Morrison, Towering Novelist of the Black Experience, Dies at 88 - https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/06/books/toni-morrison-dead.html