The Only One in the Room is a serious treatment on the subject of race in America, exploring why the problems persist, and what Christ-followers must do to help our nation heal. Throughout his life, especially while working as a high-profile professional in the Midwest, author Milton Thompson was often the only African American in his circles. A minister and educator, he uses the backdrop of his personal journey to skillfully and knowledgeably assess where we've been as a nation, and where we are now. The Only One in the Room crosses several literary genres, and offers readers ~.The moving story of a remarkable African American family.Provocative social and political commentary.An intimate look at an enduring love story.Biblical hope and inspiration Thompson says he's become more reflective about race as he's gotten older. He possesses a seasoned, gracious, and godly perspective, which is just what we need right now.