The undeniable collapse of integrity, honesty and decency in our public and private life has fueled racial hatred and contemptWe live in one of the darkest moments in American history – a bleak time of spiritual blackout and imperial meltdown. Exactly 25 years ago, in my book Race Matters, I tried to lay bare the realities and challenges to American democracy in light of the doings and sufferings of black people. Back then, I reached heartbreaking yet hopeful conclusions. Now, the heartbreak cuts much deeper and the hope has nearly run out. Related: Has #MeToo gone too far, or not far enough? The answer is both | Laura Kipnis Continue reading…

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jan/14/america-is-spiritually-bankrupt-we-must-fight-back-together

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