In July and August Mark Charles will be traveling 7,000 across the country and back as he conducts his self funded 2022 Book Tour for “Unsettling Truths - The Ongoing, Dehumanizing Legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery”, the book he co-authored with Soong-Chan Rah. This cross country tour will include events in Buffalo NY, Detroit and Grand Rapids MI, Chicago IL, Minneapolis MN, Orange City IA, Denver CO, Albuquerque NM and various locations in Arizona and California. Signed copies of Unsettling Truths can also be purchased here.
The Dilemma of the Fourth of July The other day I was eating dinner with my wife in a restaurant located in Gallup New Mexico, a border town to the Navajo reservation. Gallup was recently named "Most Patriotic Small Town in America" in a nationwide contest. Soon after sitting down I noticed that we were... Continue Reading →
The summer of 2018, during the height of the immigration crisis with families being separated at our borders, I had the privilege of speaking at Calvin College to a couple hundred worship grant recipients from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship. In a plenary session titled "Learning How to Talk in Proverbs" I was given... Continue Reading →
When your President Motivates Military Graduates by Celebrating the Genocide of Native Peoples On Friday President Trump gave the commencement address at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. About one third of the way through his speech he attempted to affirm and motivate the graduates by reminding them of America's past military conquests when he... Continue Reading →
Chief Wahoo: A Mascot for the Lie of White Supremacy On Monday, the Cleveland Indians released a statement that they will remove the logo of Chief Wahoo from their on-field uniforms beginning with the 2019 season. Many people on social media congratulated Major League Baseball for its commitment to inclusivity and diversity and thanked the... Continue Reading →