Donald Shriver argues that recognition of morally negative events in American history is essential to the health of our society. Yet our civic identity largely rests on denials, forgetfulness, and inattention to the memories of neighbors whose ancestors suffered great injustices at the hands of some dominant majority. Shriver contends that repentance for these injustices must find a place in our political culture.
- Publication Date:
- 11 / 09 / 2008