This is exactly it

For us whites to really wake up to the reality of the thick, oppressive, demonic, but (to most of us white people) invisible walls that pervade our culture, we must develop peer relationship with non-whites who will call into question some of our most basic assumptions about American culture and perhaps about ourselves.

This is exactly it. The more real relationships I cultivate with others who don’t share my cultural background (not just race), the more I understand. Empathy and love cannot breathe without understanding.

via Racism: Why Whites Have Trouble “Getting It” – Evangelicals for Social Action.

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