Allied Partnerships, CBE-Voices of Color, Ethnic Equality, Ethnic Reconciliation, Justice for People of Color, Kingdom Living, Race & Equity in America, Racial & Gender Mutuality, Rev. Tega Swann

Are Racial & Gender Equality a Possibility?

The veracity and efficacy of the Gospel are not measured by how many people did not receive it, but by the transformation in those who do believe and receive it. In the same way, we must look for the veracity and efficacy of gender and racial equality not by measuring those who neither accept nor practice it, but instead in those who believe, accept and practice it. -Rev. Oghene'tega Swann

Allied Partnerships, Ethnic Reconciliation, Gender Equality for Women of Color, Justice for People of Color, Nikki Holland, Race & Equity in America, Racial & Gender Mutuality

The Racism of Susan B. Anthony

"The claim is that Anthony wanted White women and not Black men to have the vote. I have not been able to find evidence for this claim. I think that Anthony was racist in an entirely different way. Anthony chose to employ racist tactics in response to her colleagues’ claims that she should stop fighting to correct sexism." -Nikki Holland

Allied Partnerships, Ethnic Equality, Ethnic Reconciliation, Gender Equality for Women of Color, Kingdom Living, Mutuality Sunday, Rev. Tega Swann, The Gospel and Equality, The Holy Spirit & Equality

Mutuality Sunday: The Art of ‘Belonging’

"If we are becoming truly human like Jesus, this must be characterized by a boldness and courage to love one another, despite the history between our various people groups or even one another." -Rev. Oghene'tega Swann

Allied Partnerships, Egalitarian Men of Color, Ethnic Equality, Ethnic Reconciliation, Gender, Racial Equality & Parenting, Justice for People of Color, Kingdom Living, Missions & Racial Equality, Race & Equity in America, Racial & Gender Mutuality, The Gospel and Equality, Youth of Color

Becoming the Mother of Black Children

"As I began to learn more about racism and the systems of oppression, it was like I was discovering a whole other world that I had previously not known existed. I had been able to live in my white bubble, unaware of the experiences of POC all around me." -Jenn Lynn

Allied Partnerships, Biblical Equality for Men of Color, Black Women & The Image of God, CBE-Voices of Color, Egalitarian Men of Color, Gender Equality for Women of Color, Mutuality Sunday, Rev. Tega Swann, The Gospel and Equality, The Holy Spirit & Equality, Women of Color & Missions

Mutuality Sunday: Were De Black Brodas At?

"... although not all Black churches typically ordain women as ‘pastors,’ they nevertheless respected me as ‘a pastor,’ addressed me as such, and gave me the full accord with their male ministers, and outside of my denomination male ministers, they have been the most accepting of me, my call, and my leadership." -Rev. Oghene'tega Swann

Academia & Gender Equality, Academia & Racial Justice, Allied Partnerships, Colorism, Ethnic Reconciliation, Language & Equality, Youth of Color, Zanetta Holley

Allied Partnerships: An Introduction To The Complexities of the N-word

"Black people of color have taken a word that was used by colonizers and slave owners in a derogatory manner to describe their ancestors and turned it into a greeting and a term of endearment and friendship within their community. This is seen as a method of gaining back some of what was taken from them." -Zanetta Holley

Allied Partnerships, CBE International, CBE-Voices of Color, Clergy Women of Color, Gender Equality for Women of Color, Mutuality Sunday, PTSD & Women of Color, PTSD for Women of Color, Race & Equity in America, Racial & Gender Mutuality, Rev. Tega Swann, Security & Gender Equality, The Gospel and Equality, The Holy Spirit & Equality, Women of Color Leadership, Women's Conferences & Equality

Fight Like Sisters!

"If true love means fighting fair and honestly, while maintaining value and regard for one another, then neither me, nor people of color need to reduce ourselves and our voices in order to get along with Caucasians. Neither do we need to compromise our worth or hide our pain at our boundaries being breached in order to belong in the community of God." -Rev. Oghene'tega Swann