Witnessing Whiteness: The Need to Talk About Race and How to Do It

by Shelly Tochluk. Rowman & Littlefield, 2010.


Written by an educator, this book reveals racist tendencies in how we speak, and details the author's journey to eradicate her racist language in order to deepen communications.


eradicating racist language, deepening communications with people of color, identifying racism in language

Recommended Audience

Clergy and lay leaders


Purchase as a book or e-book

Practical Applications

  • Raise awareness about how racism can subconsciously exist in everyday language by reading and discussing this book during a small group study.

About the Contributor

Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming was a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.