I am still processing through the lynching of Ahmaud Arbery. (The story is HERE if you haven’t yet seen or heard.)
There is mourning and lament. There is a deeper call of the Spirit to keep stepping up… a journey I have been on for several years now. A journey to be anti-racist.
Coronavirus has so consumed us in our lives and in the news, a modern day lynching took place two months ago… and no arrests… all while it was captured on video.
Story HERE. A CBS News report HERE.
So many of my friends of color on social media today mourn.
How long, O Lord?
We finished a long three week trip as we visited family. It was a great trip filled with friends, family, and conversation. There was one last stop I needed to make before we made it home.
There are signs of actual hope in the case of Philando Castile’s death. In the few days since the acquittal of Jeronimo Yanez in the shooting of Philando Castile: 1) Protests here in the Cities have been vocal and noticed, but no “huge” incidents to get white people upset too quickly, and 2) I have run into 3 places on the web calling the case a miscarriage of justice that surprise me. Read more