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By R. Drew Smith,William Ackah,Anthony G. Reddie,Rothney S. Tshaka,Allan Boesak,Ebony Joy Fitchue,Leah Gaskin Fitchue,Walter Earl Fluker,Forrest E. Harris,Nico Koopman,AnneMarie Mingo,Reggie Nel,Chabo Freddy Pilusa,Boitumelo Senokoane,Luci Vaden,Vuyani Velle

After the 2008 election and 2012 reelection of Barack Obama as US president and the 1994 election of Nelson Mandela because the first of a number of blacks to function South Africa�s president, many in the international locations have declared race to be beside the point. For members to this quantity, the presumed death of race will be untimely. Given persisted racial disparities in source of revenue, schooling, and employment, in addition to in perceptions of difficulties and promise in the international locations, a lot therapeutic continues to be unfinished. however, regardless of repeatedly suggested disparities among black and white realities, it has turn into more challenging to articulate racial matters. a few deem �race� an more and more pointless id in those extra self-consciously �post-racial� times.

The quantity engages post-racial principles in either their boundaries and promise. participants glance in particular on the quantity to which a church�s modern reaction to race awareness and post-racial cognizance permits it to offer a correct public account of race.

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