Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “black”

Reading Ta-Nehisi Coates

Though an atheist, TNC’s new book is a fundamentally religious work — though one of rage and abject despair

Posted August 14th, 2015

A Tale of Two Cities

Muskogee, Baltimore, and the hypocrisy of the Right

Posted May 6th, 2015

Mississippi Progress

How they deal with lynchers these days

Posted February 20th, 2015

Guilt vs. Implication

How we can be implicated in a crime, though not guilty of it

Posted February 11th, 2015

When ISIS Ran the American South

When the barbarians who burned people alive and celebrated it publicly were us

Posted February 10th, 2015

‘Does NPR Sound Too White?’

NPR asks itself a very NPR question

Posted January 31st, 2015

Jesus, the Common Bond

Blacks, whites, Christianity, and life in the American South

Posted December 1st, 2014

She Was The Wrong Kind Of Christian

Tish Harrison Warren thought she was the “right” kind of Evangelical, in …

Posted August 26th, 2014

Racism & The Ice Cream Jingle

In a┬áCity Journal essay that will be much discussed, I’m sure, the …

Posted July 14th, 2014

Segregating The Artistic Imagination

If it’s 100 percent, uncut, p.c. crazy dust, it must be the …

Posted May 22nd, 2014

The New Black Americans

Here is an excerpt from a stunning 2006 Esquire essay by John …

Posted March 3rd, 2014

The Effects Of Tokenism

The black scholar and cultural critic Albert Murray, from his 1971 book …

Posted October 28th, 2013

This Country Of Ours

A reader writes: I read The American Conservative everyday, especially your blog. …

Posted September 13th, 2013

Staring Down The Boogey Man With Dante & Albert Murray

Yesterday in New Orleans I had a long lunch with the actor …

Posted August 22nd, 2013

Trayvon Martin & Psychological Displacement

Jonathan Capehart says the Zimmerman verdict highlights the “stolen youth of black …

Posted July 15th, 2013

North, South/Black, White

Commenter “K” left this on the Paula Deen thread. I thought it …

Posted June 25th, 2013

Private Stories, Public Consequences

I last lived fulltime in West Feliciana Parish in 1983. The parish …

Posted May 23rd, 2013