Thursday, May 12, 2016

Looking for a Centralized Solution

Where none is forthcoming...

Back in March: Will Birmingham Give Birth to National Racial Reconciliation? (1957)
An ecumenical and interracial alliance of Birmingham’s Catholic bishop, mayor and Baptist dean of Samford’s divinity school provides a model for discussing and healing racial divisions in the U.S.


The struggle for racial harmony at any level must begin with the local and there is no guarantee that integration will be the result (nor is that the only ideal). Furthermore, it will take a lot more than the sort of superficial niceness that gets inculcated in public kindergarten.

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