“You shot four bullets into him, sir. He was just getting his license and registration, sir.”
I am terrified, to be honest with you… Sad, and angry.
“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed unless you are a black man sitting in a car with a busted taillight.”
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“…trying us on like costumes before discarding our bodies like rinds of strange fruit.”
Saturday, I was watching the previous Monday’s game show JEOPARDY! while checking my email on my tablet – and they say I can’t multitask! – when I read that Elie Wiesel had died. I believed his powerful witness to our inhumanity to each other was a necessary reminder of our need for addressing persecution, wherever it may take place.
I mentioned aloud the news of his passing Continue reading “Elie Wiesel, Jesse Williams, JEOPARDY!”