Asian American: no hyphen in between.
Black: capitalize when referring to African Americans. White will not be capitalized.
Bible: capitalize all references to the Bible, including Scriptures, God’s Word, the Word, etc. Do not capitalize the adjectives biblical and scriptural, however.
Book/Movies/Song titles and other works of art: put in quotations.
Commas: we follow Oxford style for commas in a series.
Dark/Light imagery: avoid using dark/light imagery that reinforces notions of dark as bad/evil and light as good/truth. Aim to disrupt and dismantle racially harmful tropes of anti-blackness that are rampant in the media, the arts, and dominant discourses.
Em Dash: use a long dash, with a space before and after the mark.
Ellipses: we do a manual three period marks, and a space before and after the marks.
Footnotes: avoid using footnotes in general. Online-only posts can and should include relevant hyperlinks.
Mission or missions: both are correct in different contexts.
OK: not “okay”
Prounouns: when referring to a general/universal figure, avoid male-dominant pronouns or use gender neutral/non-binary pronouns. Some examples:
Quotations: in using quotations (""), put the comma or period after the end quote, unless the punctuation is part of the quote.
Religious terms: if you choose to, capitalize God, Bible, Holy Spirit, the Word (in reference to the Bible), Lord, Jesus.