ARTICLE: Why I Stopped Talking about Racial Reconciliation and Started Talking About White Supremacy

By Erna Kim Hackett |
Published in August of 2017

SUMMARY: A fiery piece of commentary that was penned in 2017. It lists three reasons – “individualistic theology, a sanitized version of history, and good old white centering” – why the author stopped talking about racial reconciliation and started talking about white supremacy.

KEY QUOTE: “The term white supremacy labels the problem more accurately. It locates the problem on whiteness and its systems. It focuses on outcomes not intentions. It is collective not individual. It makes whiteness uncomfortable and responsible. And that is important.”

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