Beyond a White Privilege Model

We live in a society that has been oppressively controlled and dominated by white people for about 400 years. To put it bluntly and succinctly, a society dominated by white control can’t be fixed by white people taking control of the situation. The failure in the white privilege stewardship model, is that it inherently affirms and utilizes the very thing that it is called to resist and counter. If the answer to our racial problems is that white people must run things, call the shots, and be the saviors to the world, then we have missed the mark.
Drew Hart, “Beyond A White Privilege Model” (The Christian Century, September 9, 2014)

We end this week with a cross-post from The Christian Century, where Drew Hart tackles the issue of white privilege. Continue reading “Beyond a White Privilege Model”