Racism

It’s funny how we see racism in others but not in ourselves. Last night I listened to a woman who self-identified as being from an historically oppressed ethnicity recite a litany of people who don’t like “us.” She said, “The Asians don’t like us, the Mexicans don’t like us, the Arabs don’t like us, the Muslims don’t like us…” and on and on she went, completely oblivious to her own biases and prejudice as she covered most of the world’s population in a blanket of “them” who don’t like “us.” Jesus was right. We need to remove the plank from our own eye before attempting to remove the speck in the eye of another.

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