White people can be unbearably tender

So a friend of mine, the Rev. Dr. Shelley D. Best, posted this selfie on Facebook a few months back: If you can’t read what she wrote to accompany the selfie, it says: In a room full of folks talking about us (and the educational achievement gap) that don’t look like us… hmmmm … I saw …

“Mormon Stories” podcast founder faces excommunication

John Dehlin, a fifth-generation Mormon who started the popular “Mormon Stories” podcast, faces an excommunication via a disciplinary hearing on Sunday. The hearing was postponed from last month. Dehlin will face charges of apostasy for questioning church teaching. Here’s his wonderful podcast. And thanks, Ms. Mead, for the link.