As angry mobs gather to protest, sometimes with senseless destruction, people all over seem to be calling for dialog between the races. Will talking really solve our problems? Will listening lead to understanding? Will understanding lead to peace?
TV talk shows feature guests with strong opinions on both sides, who start a dialog often ending in a shouting match, as each side loudly makes points, screaming over the other - while neither side listens. Meanwhile the viewers cannot understand a word.
This collection of short stories and essays by ordinary Black and White people sets out to offer a forum where many can make a point without interruption. Please listen at your leisure and try to understand the other.