Minorities Archive

  • Yesterday, a friend of mine with a pretty popular blog asked me to write a guest column. Naturally, I was thrilled. Jenny Simmons, lead singer of Addison Road and fellow Baylor grad, had written a post about the largest illegal immigration raid in history when a robust debate broke out. When she asked me to write a post addressing the question, “What should we as Christians do?” there were 9 comments. Just 24 hours later there were 18. Enter my column, reposted here.

    And who is my neighbor?

    Yesterday, a friend of mine with a pretty popular blog asked me to write a guest column. Naturally, I was thrilled. Jenny Simmons, lead singer of Addison Road and fellow Baylor grad, had written a post about the largest illegal immigration raid in history when a robust debate broke out. When she asked me to write a post addressing the question, “What should we as Christians do?” there were 9 comments. Just 24 hours later there were 18. Enter my column, reposted here.

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  • A recent column in the New York Times by Stephen L. Carter on affirmative action got me thinking about the race and gender distribution in academia and beyond. And then, an article from my alma mater, Baylor University, made me laugh out loud.

    Affirmative action efforts lack economic dimension

    A recent column in the New York Times by Stephen L. Carter on affirmative action got me thinking about the race and gender distribution in academia and beyond. And then, an article from my alma mater, Baylor University, made me laugh out loud.

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