…I was born into the dominant race, of the dominant gender, in the dominant nation of the world. There is no predictor of success in life that is greater than being born white, male, heterosexual and Protestant in North America.
It is fair for everyone in the world to compete for the same finish line in a race, as long as they have the same starting line. But white men in America get a solid head start long before minorities or women ever get to start the race.
Roger L. Ray, D.Min., is the Founding Pastor of the Community Christian Church in Springfield, MO
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