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Longing/Stories of Racial Healing
Stories of Racial Healing

Authors: Phyllis A. Unterschuetz, Eugene F. Unterschuetz
Product Code: LSRHT
ISBN: 978-1-931847-68-1
Publisher: Baha'i Publishing
Pages: 364
Availability: In stock
Price: $15.00


A white couple's personal account of a ten-year journey that forced them to reconsider their comfortable notions about race as they forged new relationships with people of African descent. Their stories describe a longing to heal from the racial separation that has so deeply wounded this country.

Advance Praise for Longing: Stories of Racial Healing
"Rabbi Abraham Heschel once noted that, 'Racism is man's gravest threat to man - the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason.' More than any that I have read in the past decade, this wonderful collection of stories promises to contribute much to the reduction of this threat. Longing: Stories of Racial Healing is intelligent and warm, yet it is neither pedantic nor sentimental; it is engaging, beautifully written, and wonderful for the many, many insights that it contains. To anyone who is wondering about a perspective that may help to lead us forward, it can be recommended with confidence and without reservation."
-Dr. Michael Penn, professor of psychology at Franklin & Marshall College, member of the Tahirih Justice Center, and author of "Overcoming Violence Against Women and Girls: The International Campaign to Eradicate a Worldwide Problem."

"Racial Awareness is a long process of psychological and emotional growiing up. By letting us into their minds, their apprehensions, and their own shortcomings, [the authors] permit others to see the possibilities of true freedom fromt he chaos of individual racism. If we are ever to master the psycho-emotional ruin created by racism, it is prmarily through such courageous journeys as this. Their courage will encourage others, of whatever generation, of whatever race or nationality."
-Dr. Robin Chandler, associate professor of African-American Studies and member of the Institute on Race and Justice at Northeastern University.

Phyllis A. Unterschuetz and Eugene F. Unterschuetz are diversity trainers who have traveled throughout the United States, speaking about racial unity and the oneness of humanity. They have given public talks and conducted classes and workshops for universities, neighborhood groups, civic organizations, and religious gatherings. Phyllis and Gene are currently sharing their personal stories of racial healing with diverse audiences around the country. They left their hometown in the Midwest when they began their travels and since then have lived on the road in their RV. They have been married for thirty-eight years and have three children and three grandchildren.
Please visit http://Storiesofracialhealing.com.

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