I’ve bought and read the book. There’s not a single hateful word in it. And I’ve befriended Rev. Eklof and looked into his past. He is anything but a bigot.
“We should not embrace the witch-hunter’s credo that says people are defined by their worst moments.”
In our polarized nation, what we’re hearing in our echo chambers is the sound of contrived significance bouncing off the walls and each other.
“An American Declaration” serves as a sort of founding document for Better Angels although it has been alive and growing since the 2016 presidential elections
My anti-racist friends tell me I just don’t understand, or recognize, the systemic nature of racism. But no culture lives under just one system.
John McWhorter: Today’s consciousness-raising on race is less about helping black people than it is about white people seeking grace.