What lies at the heart of social violence? Peter Laarman is a United Church of Christ minister and activist who recently retired as executive director of Progressive Christians Uniting in Los Angeles. He remains involved in numerous justice struggles, in particular a campaign known as Justice Not Jails that calls upon faith communities to critique and combat the system of racialized mass incarceration often referred to as The New Jim Crow. In Peter’s recent article for RELIGION DISPATCHES, he explains the dilemma white progressives continue to face in a world ruled by wealth. Please READ and share.