By Austin Channing Brown. In a time when many institutions claim to value “diversity” in their mission statements, a powerful account of how and why our actions so often fall short of our words. A detailed account of the authors journey to self-worth and the pitfalls that kill attempts at racial justice, in stories that bear witness to the complexity of America’s social fabric–from Black Cleveland neighborhoods to private schools in the middle-class suburbs, from prison walls to the boardrooms at majority-white organizations. Also looks at how white, middle-class, Evangelicalism has participated in an era of rising racial hostility. Read more.