TYC World

TYC World

Current Events, Issues, and Trends

At Shine TYC we see the world through the lens of our faith. We’re adding salt and light everywhere we can. We have perspectives and opinions on current events, news, social issues, cultural trends and more. We don’t always agree on these topics. When we disagree, we do so in Christian love.


LATEST POSTS

My “Magical Negro” Moment: Your One Black Friend Is Telling You the Truth….I Hope.

I’m a “magical negro” and this is my moment to tell you the truth. First, allow me to explain to you what a “Magical Negro” is. I didn’t make it up. In TV and film the Magical Negro is the Black character who helps the White protagonist overcome their challenges. It’s Uncle Remus, Oda Mae… Continue reading My “Magical Negro” Moment: Your One Black Friend Is Telling You the Truth….I Hope.

We Have Rights

A deeper exploration of this content appears in the weekly devotional newsletter. While fraud within the Paycheck Protection Program was inevitable, many large profitable businesses legally qualified for federal funds based on the criteria, e.g., the LA Lakers. Since my family isn’t in financial hardship during COVID 19, my husband and I agreed that I would… Continue reading We Have Rights

Wash Your Hands and Keep the Faith, Baby

Unless you’ve been vacationing on Jupiter for the last few weeks you are inundated with news about COVID 19, the Corona virus. Over the past couple of weeks the online chatter has elevated from jokes about our inorganic, non-hygienic, gluten-filled childhoods to the current state of emergency here in metropolitan New York. It’s not that… Continue reading Wash Your Hands and Keep the Faith, Baby

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