The reason why many white people become defensive when talking about white privilege is because white people have never had to reckon with whiteness as an identity. Author, professor, and theologian Dr. Willie Jennings says that we have to recognize whiteness and it's deep roots in American society and the American church before reconciliation can happen. If you are white, this is a difficult, but needed, critique to listen to.
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A weekly podcast hosted by Tyler Burns and Jemar Tisby that addresses the core concerns of African Americans biblically. | Follow Pass the Mic on Twitter @_PassTheMic. | thewitnessbcc.com/pass-the-mic/