Over the course of American history faith communities have led the charge to create sweeping social change and champion civil rights by way of peaceful protest and advocacy.
Whilst protest groups and political action committees are the prime movers in the American discourse, "people of the book" often feel obligated to address social injustice. And that's probably why Kansas City's top ranking faith blogger continually subjects himself to abuse from his constant critics in order to fulfill what he believes is a higher calling.
Here's the "money line" that we thought might resonate with our reader community . . .
"As a white American male, I need feel no guilt for being what I am. But if I fail to confront the issues and trauma left from the ruling white American males before me, I am part of the problem."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
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