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Boxed thinking & the history of racism

By silencing (and/or ignoring) the history of racism, we hide away the answers that we need to heal our land today. People who don’t want to know the history of racism, will stay confused and bewildered about race. Race is … Continue reading

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Racism & equality can’t coexist

It’s difficult to treat people as equals if you don’t fully and completely believe that they are. It takes courage to admit that you might be wrong, especially when you’re convinced that you’re right. What’s the matter with race? The … Continue reading

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Skin is a protective covering, not a marketing label

Skin is a protective covering, not a marketing label. It’s not supposed to define who we are. Dividing people into skin-color-based categories and putting them in tiers, has enabled much hate and caused many tears. Categorizing and looking down on … Continue reading

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I like being liked by people of various skin colors . . .

Stop color-coding people just because of the skin they’re in. You don’t color-code them by their eye-hue, do you? Real love can’t be color-coded. When we really care about people, we don’t ignore, deny, or make light of their pain. … Continue reading

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Beautiful people

There’s something beautifulIn every personI encounter.Sometimes it’s hiddenDeep down inside.My job isTo find it. Search for: Off the RACE Track–From Color-Blind to Color-Kind.

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Making “race” an irrelevant matter

The lie that “black lives don’t matter equally,”Permeated America and its institutions,And was used to justify human trafficking,And/or forced separation and isolation,Supported by terror and threats of lynching,Until it was legally refutedBecause of the Civil Rights Movement.Unfortunately that lie still … Continue reading

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Kindness kindles kindness

Kindness can nudge hatred aside and fill the world with hope! Here’s how: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07HYHHK19/ref=dp-kindle-redirect…

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Why all the talk about race?

WHY? WHY is race such a big deal? WHY the accusations of “racism”?

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When racism is gone, gone, gone . . .

When racism’s gone, skin color will be like eye color, noticed, but not definitive of people’s behavior or character. When racism’s gone, the idea that human value can be determined by skin-color will be seen as absurd. When racism’s gone, … Continue reading

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Finding hope in America’s racial problems

Through Christ, all walls of division have been torn down. Believers from every tribe and tongue are united by the blood of Jesus. A former Engaging Missions guest, Steve Simms, comes to talk about racial reconciliation. As ministers of reconciliation, … Continue reading

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