If You’re A Racist A-Hole There’s An Anonymous Meeting Just For You
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If you’re a drunk and want to get better, there are meetings for that, and if you’re on drugs and want to get better, there are also meetings for that. But how about if you’re a vile, racist douche? Guess what? There’s a meeting for that.
— Xavier Walton (@xmanwalton) August 24, 2016
Rev. Nathan King actually holds Racists Anonymous meetings at the Trinity United Church of Christ in Concord, North Carolina, every Wednesday. King explains that the meetings started due in part to high-profile shootings:
“It seemed like every week we were coming into worship and we were doing another prayer because someone had been killed in the street,” King said. King wanted to do more than just pray, so he aimed to rid racist folks of their racism.
About a dozen people attend the meeting every week in order to “… deal with the racism” within themselves “and to eliminate the racism within” themselves,” as King puts it.
The church even has a 12-step to rid you of your racist demons:
Well, kudos to people who admit they are racist assholes and want to cure themselves. Now if only we can cure people from the urge to vote for Donald Trump.