We each had to deal with attitudes and feelings that we hadn’t had to deal with before.I personally had to go to my Heavenly Father and ask Him to show me what to think, so it began a journey into unexplored territory.These times call upon all of us to be aware of what’s going on around us.We don’t have the luxury of being quiet and accepting the status quo anymore.As a result of this openness to say, “God, show me what is really in my heart,” He did expose my deep-seated prejudice against blacks. We were still coming out of all this erroneous thinking when our daughter and son-in-law were married four months later.
This has yielded dozens of first-person pieces, from people’s rides on MARTA to stories about being followed around retail stores to tales of kindness and acceptance.
I thought that showing through actions the stand-up, kind and ambitious man my husband is would change the hearts and minds of my parents and family, but I see now that it hasn’t been enough.
I have to say that my parents are very close to my children, that they have a typical grandparents-to-grandchildren relationship.
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For example, when you search for a film, we use your search information and location to show the most relevant cinemas near you.Black Americans are no doubt looking to “make America great,” but not “again.” By Lois Johnson For The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Prejudice is a very real emotion and mindset.