How does understanding systemic racism help us pursue racial reconciliation?
“We have to realize that it’s not just about personal feelings of animosity or bigotry, that systems can perpetuate injustice too.”
Jemar Tisby is the author of the New York Times bestselling book The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church’s Complicity in Racism. His writings have been featured on CNN, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, and The New York Times. He is a PhD candidate in history at the University of Mississippi and the founder and president of The Witness a Black Christian Collective. His forthcoming book is called How to Fight Racism: Courageous Christianity and the Journey toward Racial Justice.
Follow him on Twitter @JemarTisby.