This Black History Month, Don’t Pretend Racism Has Disappeared From the Church

Many forms of racism do not require anyone to use a racial slur or don a white robe and hood

Pews in Ebenezer Baptist Church, the Atlanta, GA, church where Martin Luther King Jr.’s funeral was held in 1968. Photo: Gary S. Chapman/Photographer’s Choice/Getty

By Jemar Tisby

Racism has been pretty easy to spot for most people. It felt like the sting of a lash on an enslaved person’s back and smelled like the…

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