An Integrated Life – Until We Solve the Problem of Sundown Neighborhoods…

In History by Caris Adel1 Comment

It’s easy to say “I’m not racist” or “I’ve never worn Klan robes, therefore I’m not a white supremacist,” but unless we dig down and examine the racial beliefs and actions we’ve grown up on, our claims are nothing more than a resounding gong. What I find hopeful about this book is the fact that race relations were created. They …

An Integrated Life – Reputations are Important

In History by Caris Adel2 Comments

What are some things about your way of life that seem normal to you? What are some ways of life that are normal to your friends, to your church? What are the things that you don’t give a second thought to? What is the reputation of your town? Your county? Your church? Has anyone written a book or article about …

An Integrated Life – An Historical Comparison

In History by Caris Adel3 Comments

  What do we view as normal? What are some things about your life you consider normal? Is it possible we live inside a legacy that is deeply un-normal? Loewen quotes a woman from Buffalo, Illinois who says there were no African Americans in her graduating class in 1963, and no one thought anything of it, even though they were …