I began my meditations here. Some further thoughts as I keep working my way through this classic piece.
I am working my way through the letter Dr. King wrote in 1963 and started HERE. More notes from my walk through the letter this year.
MLK Day is coming next Monday and my yearly tradition has been to read his “Letter from Birmingham Jail” because it speaks so powerfully to me, a white moderate. This year I want to “get in the kitchen” to so speak and share my notes here as I read through this letter again this year.
White supremacy thrives in the darkness. It thrives in a sealed chamber where only those who think they can get away with something act in a way that is below human. Until a video gets leaked.
“I’m going to tell you just like it is… There’s so much hypocrisy in this society and if we want America to be a free society, we have to stop telling lies.” — Fannie Lou Hamer It would be good for us, in our day, to call out the false fear surrounding CRT. Robert PContinue reading “Stop telling lies”
Just say the word and our white conservative evangelical minds explode. So, here is an entire podcast episode to avoid. The money quote: “Fox News is the biggest purveyor of critical theory.”
This clip is incredibly powerful and serves as a sharp example of a prophetic word. The further in and deeper down black preachers go into white evangelicalism the more anti-justice and anti-black they become.
These three quick responses showed up right in a row in my Twitter feed. My heart breaks all over again.
A composition of lament. (I don’t know how to write a poem.) In a year… Ahmaud Arbery… Breonna Taylor… George Floyd… and more… WE HAVE LEARNED NOTHING.