It's not always the most massive, traumatic events that cause residual harm. It's the every day, unquestioned and accepted things. Look deeper. Peace starts with each one of us.
Many of us in vocational roles are spurred on by the need to make a difference - heal the world. Who are we rescuing?
The anger and shame of racism belongs to every one of us, and each one of us needs to do the work in facing and transforming that energy, with real courage. This is what will affect real change.