Martin Luther King, Jr. and the White Church
–Martin Luther King, Jr. August 5, 1962
Almost 54 years ago Dr. King wrote “The Case Against Tokenism,” a short essay published in the New York Times magazine. Its eerie resonance with America’s continued struggle with race hits me this year more than ever.
2015 was a year of wake up calls and reality checks on matters of race. Far from being a problem of our past, racism is an open wound of our present. It is a cautionary tale for our future. (more…)