“. . . in a historic move that strives to erase its legacy of racism, . .
Was this a declaration made by the Southern Baptist body or is a pure surmise on the part of the articles author? I believe it is the latter which makes this article wholly subjective.”
I would agree, there is no reason to believe that by appointing this black leader, that the SBs were in any way trying to erase a legacy of racism. They likely thought he was qualified. Yes, that had to have been inserted subjectively by the article’s author.
Somebody needs to challenge the writer over that nasty little surmise. Just ask him what his evidence is.