Articles on Race by Cliff Williams

Contains lists of racial microaggressions that minority students at two Christian colleges have been the recipients of, plus descriptions of how the recipients of racial microaggressions reacted to them and a description of how whiteness contrasts with the experiences of racial minorities.

"I entered a new community . . .  and I encountered things I had never encountered before in my squeaky white spaces."

"Long after one finishes Freedom Riders one still recalls the melee in which Southern whites wielded baseball bats and steel pipes to attack the riders as they disembarked from their bus at a Birmingham bus station."

2018
“White people in North America live in a society that is deeply separate and unequal by race, and white people are the beneficiaries of that separation and inequality."   – Robin DiAngelo, White Fragility, p. 1

A former student wrote recently, “Most colleges have started lurching to the left politically, which is a real shame . . . so I’m not sure I would agree with the content of your Race and Justice course.” 

"In the 1991 video of Rodney King being beaten by four or five police officers, the black King is on the ground writhing in pain as he tries to defend himself from the clubs of the white officers."

Long quotations from current and classic writers on race, including Bryan Stevenson, Michelle Alexander, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Cornel West, James Cone, Rosa Parks, James Baldwin, Shirley Chisholm, and Sojourner Truth.