…[O]n the odd occasion that people are exposed to each other as people,,., othering is hard to maintain. And that is the rare moment when human compassion and empathy can break out.
“Racism is endemic to the human condition, just as stupidity is. We will always have to be on guard against it. But now it is recognized as a scourge…”
Congregations should not contribute to Promise and Practice without a full discussion in which all are heard — without nasty labels.
Every white person is not the same, nor is every white neighborhood.