Marlon James is author of the 2015 Man Booker prize-winning novel Brief History of Seven Killings.
In this short video via The Guardian he makes the case that being non-racist may allow us a clear conscience about our personal conduct but it’s really not good enough. Letting things that are racist in the world just be – supporting that status quo – does nothing to make the world a better place. It starts with our personal conduct as non-racist but there’s another step we need to take to make a difference.
It might be bitterly cold out today but this means a trip to the bookstore later. Looks like a great read.