There are two proven methods I want to share with you that will destroy racism in its footsteps.
Love the Lord your God with all your heart, mind, soul, and strength and the second commandment is like it. Love your neighbor as yourself. Spoiler alert, this is a commandment and all of mankind is called to follow these two commandments. That #freewill though.
If we loved our neighbors as ourselves racism wouldn’t exist.
Many of us can think back to wanting to do what our parents asked or told us to because we thought it would make them happy. I know our parents fit in a spectrum and many did the best they could. Some were prepared for parenthood while others weren’t. An overwhelming majority cared while a minority didn’t.
It is written for God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son. That whosoever believes in him will not perish but have everlasting life. John 3:16
On one hand, someone can argue “who kills their own son to save the world? That’s not love.” God’s perspective and capability is not like us, his creation. The act was consent by both God the Father and God the son-Jesus. It is written “The reason my Father loves me is that I lay down my life–only to take it up again. No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of my own accord. I have authority to lay it down and authority to take it up again. This command I received from my Father.” John 10:18
We see Jesus volunteered to lay down his life for to save everyone who wants to be saved. When you’re God and you transcend life you have an ability to do things that affect your creation.
It is written: But God raised him from the dead, freeing him from the agony of death, because it was impossible for death to keep its hold on him. Acts 2:24
When you think about it one can begin to marvel. It was impossible for death to keep its hold on him. It was impossible for Jesus to stay dead. As a result of him giving his life for the sins of those who would/will accept him as savior and Lord we now have eternity available to us if we believe in him. Eternity where? The new heaven and earth that is coming. We are called to repent of our sins (turn away from them) confess with our mouth and believe in our heart that God raised Jesus from the dead. What is the end game if we do this? We will be saved. Romans 10:9
How can this destroy racism?
People can and do operate by a different set of principles, divine principles. White people, black people, people from all over the world can operate as one through Jesus. They are the living ecclesia and live by love that God teaches.
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away. 1 Corinthians 13:4-8
When these methods are applied racism ceases to exist.
Consider knowing Jesus as your Lord and Savior if you don’t already. It is the best decision in your life you can ever make.