Black in the Midwest

The Unbearable Whiteness of Being (in West Michigan)

The Christian Reformed Church is a Dutch Calvinist denomination that dominates race, culture, and religion. And I have a love/hate relationship with it.

Ruth Terry
ZORA
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8 min readNov 11, 2019

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Calvin University Chapel. Credit: Rememberdefcow/Wikimedia Commons

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Ruth Terry
ZORA
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American freelancer in Istanbul writing about culture, mental health, race & travel. Bylines everywhere from Al Jazeera to Zora. Tw: @Ruth_Terry | IG: @ruth.ist