Racism is also a powerfull word. To describe somthing, or someone, as racist is socially significant. But what if we are part of a system wich is racist, with different outcomes for people based on race? What if institutions, traditions and memories that we love reinforce and recreate racism?
Reading this book might be an early step in seeing racism afresh, and better understanding the relationship between race and previlege. However unconfortable, an understanding of racism is necessary for any who seek community, justice and equality.