Given that churches today, as Tisby notes, "remain largely segregated," what can be done to redeem the time
? His answer is for Christians to become more aware of the reality of a compromised church, develop relationships with people of races other than their own, and commit to working for reconciliation both individually and as a faith community.
Sometimes there's not a scruple of imaginative verve to redeem the time
lost, enduring the traffic to find some godforsaken location showing the work of an artist of whom you've never heard.