Walking, Chewing Gum, and Confronting Racism and Sexism at the Same Time


“People who do diversity work run the risk of setting impossible goals for themselves: The Beloved Community. The Kingdom of God. Unity among all tribes, nations, peoples, and languages. Sometimes people use the impossible idealism of these goals as an excuse for not trying — or punt to Jesus’ return as the only time we’ll get it right….” Thus begins the blog post with the intriguing title , Walking, Chewing Gum, and Confronting Racism and Sexism at the Same Time, by Ryan Rodrick Beiler, editor of God’s Politics. In this post, Ryan provides an important and much-needed reminder to those of us who become focused on racism to the exclusion or near exclusion of its twin, sexism. The post also contains a number of links to other valuable posts and resources. To read Ryan’s post in its entirety, click on this link.

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