The Erie Times-News Faith page has a copy of “America’s Original Sin” by theologian Jim Wallis to give away this week. The book is subtitled “Racism, White Privilege and the Bridge to a New America.”
Some white Americans would like to try to “fix” the systemic racism that exists in our criminal justice, educational, economic, and even our religious institutions. But in order for real change to occur, our understanding of realities like white privilege must also move beyond the institutional and into the very personal.
Listen to the interview here.
We’re hearing a lot about what “white privilege” means in America these days. But are we talking about it enough on Sunday morning? That’s the contention New York Times bestselling author Jim Wallis makes in his latest book, America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege and the Bridge to a New America.
Watch the interview here.
A recent study by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation indicates that public opinion has shifted significantly in light of repeated killings of unarmed people of color, setting the stage for a possible day of reckoning.
Jim Wallis with Roland Martin on "NewsOne Now," TV One: America's Original Sin: Slavery Never Ended, It Just Evolved
America’s Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege, and the Bridge to a New America, the newly released best-selling book by Jim Wallis, Sojourners President and Founder, forms the foundation of the timely interactive series we’re proud to announce he’s curating a t the 2016 Wild Goose Festival!
For nearly half a century, Jim Wallis has been at the forefront of the conversation about the Gospel and social justice. We talk to him about his life, his work, and his new book, America's Original Sin.