Tag Archives: racism

Dear World, We Are Dying

Dear World, we are dying, Do you hear the death rattle? I hear it in the silence–when shots ring And blood blooms and dries. Dear World, we are dying, Do you see the yawning grave? I see it in the ruin–when laws pass And life ends unknown. Dear World, we are dying, Do you feel […]

Dr. King’s Work Isn’t Finished

Over the past few years I have been gravely disappointed with the white moderate. I have almost reached the regrettable conclusion that the Negro’s great stumbling block in his stride toward freedom is not the White Citizen’s Councilor of the Ku Klux Klanner, but the white moderate, who is more devoted to “order” than to […]

White Supremacy is a Pervasive Disease, But We Have a Divine Physician

The Charleston Massacre victims haven’t yet been buried, and already the buzz of social media has lulled. Most will simply move on after hearing the shocking headline, forgetting it as quickly as their own faces upon turning from the mirror. Few of us will mention again the slaughter of nine unique and precious lives at the hands of a […]