Tuesday, June 18, 2013

TALK ABOUT RACE



Let's face it: We need a new way to talk about race
Our conversation about race in America is still stuck in black and white. In order to move forward, we all need to learn a new vocabulary. 

By any measure, we are living in the best period of racial experience in American history, exemplified not only by the obvious fact that the president, Barack Obama, is a twice-elected African American, but also that all around us there is evidence of the astonishing social progress that has been made in the last 50 years. But this undeniable progress must be paralleled with a reality that illustrates that this is a less than optimum time in American racial experience. Read more.

How can the church be a leader to improve realities about racism in America? Let us know what you think by sending a letter to the editor.
  

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