Sunday, January 14, 2007

"Deep, Honest Discussions About Race"

Check Charles Richardson's column, "Why Don't You Hate Me?" in today's Telegraph. What he refers to as "deep, honest discussions about race" are often difficult to have, even with friends, but such discussions are so important. Richardson's piece is powerful and timely in light of the holiday tomorrow. Richardson says:

So, why don't black people hate white people? Because the Civil Rights Movement was not just a black movement. It was an American movement that secured, as King said, "the promise of democracy."
Tomorrow, we should march together again, black and white, in recognition of the sacrifices that allow us to live together today as free people without hatred.

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