Some Clarifications about Racism and Hate in America

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Racism is Still Racism

Racism is still racism,
whether it comes from white or black persons.
It is equally wrong for whites and blacks.
No exceptions!
Racism is still racism,
whether is directed at white or black persons.
It is equally wrong for persons of every color.
No exceptions!
Ultimately, racism is rooted in the human heart,
not in a person’s color.
The heart, not a person’s color, needs purification.
Nationalism is still nationalism,
whether its advocates are white or black.
It is equally wrong for whites and blacks.
No exceptions!
Ultimately, nationalism is rooted in the human heart,
not in a person’s color.
The heart, not a person’s color, needs purification.
Hate is still hate,
whether whites hate blacks or blacks hate whites.
It is equally wrong for whites and blacks.
No exceptions!
Ultimately, hate is rooted in the human heart,
not in a person’s color.
The heart, not a person’s color, needs purification.
Neither politics nor government can purify the heart.
Only love can do that,
the love of God and neighbor:
To purify the heart is to “see” black and white persons
with new eyes, the eyes of love.
To purify the heart is to “see” black and white persons
with new eyes, the eyes of human equality.
“Create in me a pure heart, O God.”

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