Thursday, August 21, 2014

"Feeling the pain despite the facts"

Over the years I’ve been challenged by my white brothers and sisters to just get over this. Their refusal to attempt to see things from my ethnically different perspective is a subtle, stinging form of racism.

Actually, the truly subtle form of racism is the writer's suggestion that white evangelicals mustn't treat blacks a rational adults. We should feel their pain in spite of the facts. We should suspend logic when dealing with their sense of outrage, regardless of whether their outrage has any basis in the reality of the situation at hand.  

1 comment:

  1. His refusal to step out of his 'ethnically different perspective' is a not-so-subtle form of racism.