The Color of Compromise

Jemar Tisby’s first book does a masterful job describing how White Christians in America compromised on slavery and segregation against Black Americans. But in his attempt to expose the American Church’s supposed complicity in systemic racism today, Jemar Tisby reveals his own complicity in foolish, ignorant controversies that breed quarrels within the Church. The Color…

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We Have Not Abolished Racism

William Wilberforce didn’t abolish racism in Britain. John Graves Simcoe didn’t abolish racism in Canada. Thomas Jefferson didn’t abolish racism in America. Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation didn’t abolish racism. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights leaders didn’t abolish racism. Barack Obama’s election didn’t abolish racism. We have abolished slavery, not racism. We have…

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A Nigger and an Uncle Tom

Black people call me “Uncle Tom” far more than White people call me “nigger”. It’s not White people who use racial slurs against me, it’s Black people. They grumble about me because I am Black but think differently than they do. They say I am a traitor. They say I am a slave to White…

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America Is So White

According to several studies, black Americans make up only 13% of the American population. Contrastingly, white Americans make up 62% of the American population. Which effectively makes white Americans the racial majority and black Americans a racial minority in America. What is the significance of that? Well, if you’ve been following entertainment news lately, you’ve…

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Let’s be Honest About Reverse-Racism

A few weeks ago, a black friend said to me, “black people can be prejudiced, but they cannot be racists. Reverse-racism doesn’t exist.” I’ve been mulling over the comments ever since, especially because the comments are not from an unbeliever—they are from a Christian. And as I’ve discovered, there are many other black Christians who share…

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