In this article, Leroy Barber, Global Executive Director of Word Made Flesh, shares a perspective on race, justice, and the Gospel:

“Why are people tired of discussing race? Is it because we refuse to make the needed changes that would help the problem or do we feel guilty?

Does the anger that comes along with the discussions frighten us?

Are we tired of explaining the same thing again and again? Do we feel misunderstood?

Have you lost too much and the pain of talking about it is too much to deal with?…

In any case, we cannot sit around and let racism go underground when so many are still hurt everyday by its insidious nature. There are too many discrepancies in education, housing, job opportunities, and rates of incarceration that play out along racial lines that we cannot be silent.”

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