|The Long Obedience of Racial Justice|
To bear the image of God is a declaration of dignity that challenges power.
“This is not Charlottesville” was the refrain that I heard many times. Our neighbors sought to assure us of this. We had moved to Charlottesville, Virginia, just days after white supremacists’ Unite the Right Rallies shattered the town’s charm. As blatant outside emissaries of racial hatred, they were vehemently opposed by people of faith and of goodwill.
On the other hand, I recall a ride with an African American taxi driver who grew up in Charlottesville. He recalled, without ...
Monday, July 13, 2020
The Long Obedience of Racial Justice