Reading Racism

reading-racism

 

I am stepping into this discussion hosted by Rev Elsa Anders Peters found here called Young White Clergy Reading Racism. It is open to all ages, which works for me. The first book is Bruce Reyes-Chow But I Don’t see You as Asian: Curating Conversations about Race. Discussion on the first chapter began July 26 and the second chapter August 9.

I’m late. I was away. Like a world of other white Americans I wasn’t watching or wasn’t watching closely enough, or was too busy, or — for those of us who are older — thought that we had done so much about racism in our country years ago, and then again and then again …

It’s all right to be late and white and old. It is not all right to be away — heart and soul — from what is happening now all around us. Please join us.

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5 Responses to Reading Racism

  1. I would love to join -whether we know it or not we are all persons of color born in different shades-if we could only see the spirit first -and acknowledge our differences -healing begins in the heart…

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