The Color of Compromise Jemar Tisby
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The Color of Compromise
Jemar Tisby
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1. The Color of Compromise 17 MINS
2. Making Race in the Colonial Era 23 MINS
3. Understanding Liberty in the ... 20 MINS
4. Institutionalizing Race in the ... 24 MINS
5. Defending Slavery at the Onset ... 19 MINS
6. Reconstructing White Supremacy ... 16 MINS
7. Remembering the Complicity in ... 19 MINS
8. Compromising with Racism during ... 26 MINS
9. Organizing the Religious Right ... 20 MINS
10. Reconsidering Racial ... 24 MINS
11. The Fierce Urgency of Now 20 MINS
12. Be Strong and Courageous 5 MINS
In August of 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech, calling on all Americans to view others not by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. Yet King included another powerful word, one that is often overlooked. Warning against the "tranquilizing drug of gradualism," King emphasized the fierce urgency of now, the need to resist the status quo and take immediate action. King's call to action, first issued over fifty years ago, is relevant for the church in America today. Churches remain racially segregated and are largely ineffective in addressing complex racial challenges. In The Color of Compromise Video Study, Jemar Tisby takes us back to the root of this injustice in the American church, highlighting the cultural and institutional tables we have to flip in order to bring about progress between black and white people. 

Tisby provides a unique survey of American Christianity's racial past, revealing the concrete and chilling ways people of faith have worked against racial justice. Understanding our racial history sets the stage for solutions, but until we understand the depth of the malady we won't fully embrace the aggressive treatment it requires. Given the centuries of Christian compromise with bigotry, believers today must be prepared to tear down old structures and build up new ones. This video study provides an in-depth diagnosis for a racially divided American church and suggests ways to foster a more equitable and inclusive environment among God's people.
 
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