September 23, 2016

Truth Talks: The Conversations We Need to Have

By Jim Wallis

I was in the Twin Cities this week to speak about racial equity and “Building A Bridge to a New America” at Augsburg College, a Lutheran college committed to diversity, where almost 50 percent of the incoming freshman class are students of color. Just as we delved into honest and hopeful conversations about action for racial justice — as we have in meetings in 30 cities now — this week’s terrible news brought us back to the dire and urgent nature of new national and local conversations on racism, white privilege, and the killing of people of color by law enforcement. For the full editorial, click here.

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