Lynchings, Protests, Unrest, and Racism in America with Malcolm Foley

Malcolm Foley joins Matt and Derek to discuss his research on lynchings and how it illuminates current convulsions over race in America.

How have Black Protestants responded to lynchings through American history? Malcolm Foley (PhD Candidate in Religion at Baylor University and Director of Discipleship at Mosaic Waco) joins Matt and Derek to discuss his research on this issue and how it illumines some of the current events surrounding George Floyd, protests, unrest, and racism in America.


American Lynchings
African-Americans' hope amidst despair
The white Protestant response to African-American lynchings
The multiple variables in the deaths of those like George Floyd
What has generated change in the past?
How to respond to those co-opting the protests around George Floyd
Disentangling ourselves from extreme as well as trepid figures and voices

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