Topical Index

BSTF posts arranged vaguely by these topics:

The Basics
          -Christianity's Mandate for Justice and Reconciliation
          -What is Racism?
          -Action Steps

Lessons on Race
          -Racism in Today’s World
          -History Lessons about Race
          -Re-Examining Stereotypes
          -Talking about Race
          -Current Events

Christianity’s Perspective
          -Christian Principles Applied to Racial Issues
          -Christianity's Racial Shortcomings
          -Christian Vision for Justice and Reconciliation

Series
          -Beyond: Tolerance, Diversity, Reconciliation, Justice
          -Listening Well as a Person of Privilege
          -Multicultural Worship Series
          -Children and Adoption Series

Related Material
          -Not Explicitly about Race, But Still Relevant
          -Short Anecdotes from Life
          -Reviews
          -Biographies
          -Guest Posts
          -Recommending Others
          -Chronological Archive of BTSF posts (including all Friday Fruit editions)











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Christianity's Mandate for Justice and Reconciliation
Why Reconciliation is Important
The Biblical Premise for Diversity in the Church
Is God Colorblind?
Is Justice New?
Living Liberation in Combating Racism
#MennoNerds on Race, Mutuality and Anabaptist Community
Mission and Vision
The Social Gospel Saved my Soul
They Will Know We Are Christians
"Ye Shall Know Them By Their Fruits"

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What is Racism?
Defining Racism
Accidental Racist
Better Than Jim Crow
Disparity by the Numbers
Microaggressions
Paradox of Modern Racism
The Problem With Overt Racism: #BringBackOurGirls
Resetting the Scale of Racism
Reverse Racism
White Victims of Racism

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Action Steps
10 Ways Privileged People Can Work for Justice
Am I Appreciating or Appropriating?
Bearing Good Fruit
First Steps for Equality and Justice
Kiva Founder, Jessica Jackley, on TED
Lenten Disciplines for Racial Justice
Practical Steps for Racial Awareness
Reconciliation and Justice Reading List
Resources for Multicultural Worship Music
Reverb: The unintended consequences of our daily behavior

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Racialized Issues in Today’s World
Abortion and Condemnation
Academic Admissions
Adoption (see series below)
Affirmative Action
Children (see series below)
Disparity by the Numbers
Dreaming of a White Christmas
Earth Day, Stewardship, and Environmental Racism
Halloween Costumes
How to get to Sesame Street (Diversity in TV Programing)
’I have called you by name, Quvenzhané’
Katelin in China
Incarceration: The New Jim Crow
Racial Inequity in the Judicial System
The School-to-Prison Pipeline
Segregation
That Mascot Doesn't Honor Anyone
The War on Drugs
What is a post-9/11 American?
White Savior Complex

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History Lessons about Race
Timeline of Racism
Academic Admissions and Generational Advantage
Black History Guides our Walk with Christ
Creation Myths: Cristopher Columbus
Creation Myths: Founding Fathers
Creation Myths: Thanksgiving
Forth of July: Reclaiming Patriotism
Fred Korematsu Day
Is Justice New?
The Origins of MLK Day
Slavery By Another Name
Racial Profiling and the Japanese American Internment
Recent History
Reparations and the Church?
When Churches are Bombed
White History Month

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Re-Examining Stereotypes
Am I Appreciating or Appropriating?
Dichotomy of Racialized Stereotypes
Halloween Costumes
Identity in a White-Default World
Model Minority
Perpetual Foreigner
That Mascot Doesn't Honor Anyone
Why Being “Colorblind” Is Impossible

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Talking about Race
Anger in Conversations about Race 
Apologies
'Everyone's a Little Bit Racist': Psychology of Racism
Growing Up White and ‘Normal’
Guilt
Listening Well as a Person of Privilege
Making New Friends
Silence and Ignorance
Too Busy? Rushing to Judgement
Top 10 Conversation Deflections
We are all just a part of the HUMAN race

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Current Events
Abortion and Condemnation
Accidental Racist
Arizona's Ban on 'Ethnic Studies'
Children at the Border: Have We Forgotten Who We Are?
          The 'All People CDF Freedom School' Speaks Up for Children on the Border
Bias Matters: Trayvon Martin
          I am George Zimmerman
Birthers, Trump, Obama, and Racism
Breivik: "The Lone-Wolf"/"Terrorist" of Oslo
Bush and Hurt Feelings
The Dream: 50 years later
Faith and Ferguson: Church Relevance on Police Brutality
Ferguson Reflections: Better Together?
Health Care Access
’I have called you by name, Quvenzhané’
Immigration: Stranger in a strange land
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Apologies
#IVPFall14 and Beyond: Racial Equity in Christian Publishing
#IVPFall14: An Interview with InterVarsity Press
John Crawford: #WhatIsJustice
          Open Letter to Attorney General Mike DeWine
John Thompson, race, justice, and God
Jordan Davis (1995-2012)
Kanazawa's Ugly Lies about Beauty
Local Elections: Vote!
#Marissa418: To Set the Oppressed Free
Michael Brown. Ferguson.
Missing Children: Avonte Oquendo
#Occupy, you are not the 99%
          An #Occupier Responds: Open Thread
On the Death of Osama bin Laden
The Pathology of Mass Shooting
Pepsi Max Super Bowl Commercial: Love Hurts
          More on the Superbowl Commercials
The Problem With Overt Racism: #BringBackOurGirls
Reclaiming Patriotism
Representation at the Oscars
A Response to Alexandria Wallace Worth Watching
Rick Warren, Ignorance, and Apologies
Troy Davis: Georgia’s ‘Strange Fruit’
The Trouble with Voter ID Laws
TSA
Uganda, Rolling Stones, and Christian Outrage
We Are Gulnare Free Will Baptist
What is a post-9/11 American?
”Whites Only”

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Christian Principles Applied to Racial Issues
”Basically good” and “I’m not a racist, but…”
The Biblical Foundation of Diverse Leadership
Christian Rhetoric in Understanding Racism
Does 'Intent' Matter?
Is God Colorblind?
Justice vs. Reconciliation
Lenten Disciplines for Racial Justice
Resolution Against Racism
Reverb: The unintended consequences of our daily behavior
Saying ‘Yes’ to God from the Margins’
”Whites Only”

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Christianity's Racial Shortcomings
Color of Christ: White Jesus
The Cross and the Lynching Tree
Day After Day They Seek Me
Pointing the Blame
Racial Inclusivity and Campus Ministry
Racial Equity in Christian Publishing: #IVPFall14 and Beyond
Racial Representation in Publishing and Marketing: An Interview with InterVarsity Press, #IVPFall14
Religious Roots of Racism
Reparations and the Church?
Representatives of Christ
Struggles of Discussing Race in the Asian American Evangelical Church
Stuff Church People Do
We Are Gulnare Free Will Baptist
”Whites Only”
With Morbid Silence: Christian Denial in an Age of Disparity
White Savior Complex
"Ye Shall Know Them By Their Fruits"

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Christian Vision for Justice and Reconciliation
Church for All People
The Christmas Story
Is God Colorblind?
Is Justice New?
Mission and Vision
Multicultural Worship (see series below)
Palm Sunday: the friends Jesus invited to His final week
Resurrection and Reconciliation
Sharing our Stories: Living on the Southside

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Beyond
Beyond Tolerance
Beyond Diversity
Beyond Reconciliation
Beyond Justice

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Listening Well as a Person of Privilege from Christena Cleveland
Recognize that the rules are different for you
Solidarity first, collaborative problem-solving later
Communicate on their terms, not your own
Recognize the limitations of good intentions
Seek to understand and embrace anger
From Pain to Hope

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Multicultural Worship Series
Arrabon: Learning Reconciliation through Community and Worship Music
The Art of Worship
In Harmony
Intentionality
Multiethnic Worship: What Does God Desire?
Multilingual Worship: Is it Worth it?
Resources for Multicultural Worship Music
Sacrifice of Praise
Slow Down...Put on Your Biblical Lens
Spiritual Dance: Edification vs. Entertainment
There's a Stranger in My House
What Gospel Music Taught Me
Welcoming and Inclusive Worship
Why Sing in Other Languages?

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Children and Adoption
Adoption: Human and Divine
Adoption: Divinely Inspired and Culturally Informed
Abortion and Condemnation
How to get to Sesame Street (Diversity in TV Programing)
’I have called you by name, Quvenzhané’
Love You More, An Adoption Story
Missing Children: Avonte Oquendo
National Adoption Day
National Adoption Week Links
Raising Color-Aware Kids: The Colors of Us
The School-to-Prision Pipeline
Someone Else’s Children
Transracial Adoption

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Not Explicitly about Race, But Still Relevant
Abortion and Condemnation
Apologies
Break in
BTSF Blogging Advice
Church for All People
Colbert Report
The Cost of Being Poor
Creation Myths: Founding Fathers
Earth Day, Stewardship, and Environmental Racism
First Steps for Equality and Justice
Freedom Writers
Health Care Access
Holidays
Human Trafficking: Set The Captives Free
Human Trafficking: Still Enslaved
Immigration: Stranger in a strange land
Kiva Founder, Jessica Jackley, on TED
Labor Day
Love You More, An Adoption Story
Pursuing Justice
Resurrection and Reconciliation
Reverb: The unintended consequences of our daily behavior
Sacrifice of Praise
Saved from Meritocracy
Small Things Done with Great Love
Uganda, Rolling Stones, and Christian Outrage

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Short Anecdotes from Life
Appropriation vs Appreciation
Break in
Don't Stop Believing
First Sunburn of the Season
God's Protective Favor
Hair Cut
Holidays
I've Got Style?
News for the Golden Child
Ooops!
Twitter Conversation about Privilege
Yep..Still Ignorant
Yum!

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Reviews
Ballet Requiem
Black Hawk Down
Black History Guides our Walk with Christ
Color of Christ: White Jesus
          See Also: Rhetoric Race and Religion: R3bookclub explores 'Color of Christ'
Color of Freedom
The Cross and the Lynching Tree
Disunity in Christ
Facing Race:
          Friday Fruit: Facing Race Edition!
          UR Facing Race
The Help
Kingdom Come
Les Misérables: Valjean or Javert?
Incarceration: The New Jim Crow
Reading List for Atlantic's #1book140
Reconciliation and Justice Reading List
Red Tails: Using Privilege for Good?
Pepsi Max Super Bowl Commercial: Love Hurts
Pursuing Justice
Slavery By Another Name
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Biographies
Dorothy Dandridge
Frederick Douglass: The 4th of July
James Baldwin
Malcom X
Marcus Garvey
MLK: I Have a Dream
MLK: Letter from Birmingham Jail
MLK: Paul’s Letter to American Christians
Noting Those in Attendance
Nelson Mandela:In His Own Words
Nelson Mandela the ‘Terrorist’
Tuskegee Airmen
White History Month

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Guest Posts
David Bailey
          Arrabon: Learning Reconciliation through Community and Worship Music
Grace Biskie
          A Plea to Engage in Racial Reconciliation
Austin Channing Brown
          Top 10 Conversation Deflections
Brittany Browne
          Culture, Context & Crossing Borders
          Faith and Ferguson: Church Relevance on Police Brutality
          Flying First Class: Contradictions in Faith
          Human Trafficking: Still Enslaved
          Pointing the Blame
          Spiritual Dance: Edification vs. Entertainment
Drea Chicas
          Downward Mobility
Christena Cleveland
          10 Ways Privileged People Can Work for Justice
          Disunity in Christ
          Recognize that the rules are different for you
          Solidarity first, collaborative problem-solving later
          Communicate on their terms, not your own
          Recognize the limitations of good intentions
          Seek to understand and embrace anger
          From Pain to Hope
Josh Davis (Proskuneo)
          Why Sing in Other Languages?
Erin Echols
           With Morbid Silence: Christian Denial in an Age of Disparity
John Farmer
          Cultural Exchange in the Multicultural Church
Julie Farmer
          The Art of Worship
Ryan Hansen
          'Everyone's a Little Bit Racist': Psychology of Racism
          Resetting the Scale of Racism
          Too Busy? Rushing to Judgement
          Why Being “Colorblind” Is Impossible
Linda Leigh Hargrove
          Someone Else’s Children
Eileen Howard
          Sacrifice of Praise
Jean-Pierre Laurenceau-Medina
          UR Facing Race
Paul Matsushima
          The Struggles of Discussing Race in the Asian American Evangelical Church
Ramon Mayo
          The Biblical Foundation of Diverse Leadership
          You Can’t Separate King from Christ!
Jonathan McCallum
          Cultural or Spiritual? Perpetuating the Divides
Craig McCoy
          Open Letter to Attorney General Mike DeWine
Royce Morris (Proskuneo)
          Multiethnic Worship: What Does God Desire?
          Adoption: Human and Divine
          Adoption: Divinely Inspired and Culturally Informed
Maxine Naawu
          Am I Appreciating or Appropriating?
          How to get to Sesame Street (Diversity in TV Programing)
          I Don't Know
          Pepsi Max Super Bowl Commercial: Love Hurts
          Representation at the Oscars
Sarah Quezada
          Race as a Social Construct
Jorge Juan Rodriguez V
          Double Bind and Cheap Grace
Marty Troyer
          Human Trafficking: Set The Captives Free
          Kiss Me! I’m an Immigrant
          Reverb: The unintended consequences of our daily behavior
          Saying ‘Yes’ to God from the Margins’
Kevin Robinson
          Make My Brown Eyes Blue
          There's a Stranger in My House
Carolyn Ogrosky
          Colors of Us
Peter Kihyun Park
          Finding Common Ground with Encouragement
          Slow Down...Put on Your Biblical Lens
Jan Paron
          Carrying Your Brother
April Sunami
          Intentionality
Chris Sunami
          Ferguson Reflections: Better Together?
          Internal Conflict
Warin
          Dorothy Dandridge
          Hidden in Plain Sight: Black Actors Missing in Action



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Recommending Others
Archive of ‘Friday Fruit’ Links
Andrew Walls: Ephesian Moment
Interracial Relationships in Church
John Thompson, race, justice, and God
LIE
More First Steps for Equality and Justice
News Flash: Black Churches Like to Sing
Noting Those in Attendance
Privilege, Freedom Riders, Geronimo, and Worship
Remake of Rebecca Black's 'Friday'
Resist Racism and Racialicious
A Response to Alexandria Wallace Worth Watching
Sermon: John Edgar
Spanish-Speaking Samaritan
Think Christian, Peregrinaje, Capital Commentary
UMC: Black History Month
UMC's Rev. Mark Sargent: Thunk, Gap, and 6A's

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