Yes, but not the White Christian Gods who perpetuate this racism. Dr. Deborah Plummer wrote about this the other day, and she nailed precisely why I walked away from ALL religion. Their responses to this then-ten year old about why there were no Black folks in the churches stank even to me as an adolescent (thank you to those responsible for teaching me how to hear bullshit young).

Integration by definition is to make whole. It comes from the Latin, integrat, made whole. We are broken forever- when we cannot make ourselves whole by seeing Black and Brown bodies as human, as part of us.

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