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Update: The Hidden Roots of White Supremacy is a New York Times Bestseller - Thank you for reading!
PLUS: Watch my first book tour conversation from the road in Minnesota
Dear #WhiteTooLong readers,
I am still taking in the news that The Hidden Roots of White Supremacy and the Path to a Shared American Future, has debuted on The New York Times bestseller list at #11 in the hardcover non-fiction category. Thanks to so many of you who ordered the book and recommended it to your friends. I’m so grateful.
If you’d like to read the book (hardcover or ebook) or listen to the audiobook and haven’t ordered your copy yet, you can get yours here:
Writing is a solitary endeavor, but over the last two years, this newsletter community as been a vital support for me. And I’m so grateful to you all for making the new book a success.
I also wanted to flag that I’ll be heading to Mississippi (6 events in Oxford/Jackson/Hattiesburg) on the book tour next week. You can check out the book tour itinerary here. If you’re in the area, I’d love to see you.
With deep gratitude-
The New York Times Reviews Hidden Roots
“Stimulating…. In lucid prose and evocative detail, Jones contextualizes these attempts at racial healing within a broader, and much older, history of injustice and moral failure, suggesting that in order “to understand who and where we are, we need our ‘in the beginning’ to start much earlier.”
“Full of urgency and insight, his book is a compelling and necessary undertaking…. The Hidden Roots of White Supremacy offers uncommon and moving entry into some of the most vexing challenges of our era.”
WATCH: My First Book Tour Event from the Road in Minnesota
This past Tuesday night (September 12th), I was honored to be at Judson Memorial Baptist Church in Minneapolis for a discussion of my book. Click the image below to watch.
I was joined by a great panel:
- , an ordained ELCA pastor, public theologian, and author of the marvelous Substack newsletter and Red State Christians: A Journey Into White Christian Nationalism and the Wreckage It Leaves Behind;
Rev. Jim Bear Jacobs (Mohican), Co-Director for Racial Justice for the Minnesota Council of Churches, who leads the Healing Minnesota/Sacred Sites Tour I feature in chapter six of my book;
Rev. G. Travis Norvell, pastor of Judson Church, author Church on the Move: A Practical Guide for Ministry in the Community (and who also gave me a two-hour cycling tour of Minneapolis).