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Human Rights Campaign Notes White Preacher's Message

The Human Rights Campaign‚Äôs Religion and Faith Program featured Reverend Robert Graetz’s A White Preacher’s Message on Race and Reconciliation in their October 10, 2006 newsletter. From the newsletter:

A White Preacher’s Message on Race and Reconciliation by Robert S. Graetz Jr. Graetz is an extraordinary advocate for human rights for everyone, including GLBT people, whom he sees as part of the ‚Äúbeloved community.‚Äù This book recounts Graetz‚Äôs experience as a Lutheran pastor during the Montgomery, Ala., boycotts and how it shaped a long ministerial career emphasizing equality and justice issues. In addition to Graetz‚Äôs boycott memoirs, this book discusses white privilege, black forgiveness and the challenges for GLBT people.

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A White Preacher’s Message is available from NewSouth Books,, or your favorite local or online book retailer.