WTL Conversations [S2E13]: New Appearances with Joy Reid and Pete Dominick Discussing Implications of SCOTUS Decisions
And it's the one-year publishing anniversary of the paperback edition of White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity
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In this edition of WTL Conversations, I’m sharing two recent personal appearances where I discuss the fallout from the recent decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court:
A shorter video clip of my Monday night appearance on MSNBC with Joy Reid, where I joined The Nation’s Elie Mystal to discuss the recent attacks on the separation of church and state by SCOTUS. (I’m also experimenting with video embedding features of substack, which should allow you to view the MSNBC video within the substack app or via the substack website. If you have trouble, you can also watch it here.)
A longer format podcast conversation with comedian Pete Dominick, which focuses on the fallout from Bremerton and Dobbs decisions by SCOTUS. Pete is a gifted interviewer and his podcast has an amazing roster of guests, so be sure to browse other episodes while you’re there. To tune into the Stand Up! With Pete Dominick podcast, click on the graphic below.
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It's the one-year publishing anniversary of the paperback edition of White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity.
Thanks so much to all of you who have bought and read my book, White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity. One year ago today, the paperback version of the book was published, which included a new Afterword that focuses on the January 6th insurrection.
From the Afterword:
Harkening back to Lincoln, President Joe Biden noted in his inaugural address that at great moments of national crises, Americans’ “better angels” have prevailed; that at these turning points, “enough of us came together to carry all of us forward.” The tumultuous events of the last five years and the January 6th insurrection have called the question about where we white Christians stand on white supremacy. History is recording a roll call vote that requires us to declare our position. At this time of reckoning, we can remain loyal to our heritage and ancestors through defensiveness and inaction. Or we can rededicate ourselves to the work of handing down a healthier faith and country to our children and our children’s children. But we can’t do both. My hope is that enough of us will awaken from the fevered nightmare of white supremacy and finally choose a future in which we work shoulder to shoulder with our black and brown brothers and sisters to achieve the promise of a multiracial, multireligious America.
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