Racism is “America’s original sin”: Unless we tell the truth about our history, we’ll never find the way to reconciliation
Race is about the American story, and about each of our own stories. Overcoming racism is more than an issue or a cause—it is also a story, which can be part of each of our stories, too. The story about race that was embedded into America at the founding of our nation was a lie; it is time to change that story and discover a new one.
Understanding our own stories about race, and talking about them to one another, is absolutely essenti