Last year the spree of deaths in New Orleans urged me to write a piece on the importance of community and nonviolence. This past Friday, Jan 18, I read a piece in the Star Tribune about an troubling incident at the local high school near the church I serve. On Saturday I sat down and wrote the following piece which was published this morning on MINNPOST.COM. I wrote it in someways as my own call to always be aware of the devilish and cunning evil of racism that is in my own life and in the communities I inhabit.
On King Day, Let's Turn the Racist at Washburn into a Transformative Moment.