I was in conversation with a white guy and he made a statement in which he said he “believes race relations were actually better 10 to 15 years ago.” So here’s the question: “Were race relations actually better 10 to 15 years ago?”
I want to talk to you about the two things that I believe are very important keys to working in inner-city environments and have made all the difference in the world for me personally when it has come to reaching people. These two things would be consistency and relationship.
Here’s what I need you to know, if you work in inner city environments you’re going to have to realize that there are two different types of people out here. There is person number one who actually needs real help. Then, there in person number two; and this person is out looking for people who want to provide real help.
Racism. Those six little letters make up a small word that has had such an enormous impact on our nation.
Many of us take literacy for granted because a portion of our population has always had access to it.
I am so tired of coming across church people who want to argue that churches should have nothing to do with the fight for social justice for which so many of us, myself included, are doing everything we can to bring attention to.