I Still Believe

It’s been 400 years. Through wars. Civil rights activism & court battles. Fits & starts towards a more equitable society. We strive towards a more perfect union. But, this is today in America, where our corporations challenge equal access for all — Comcast challenging civil rights laws.

And this is America’s Ellis Island 2.0 — where our Supreme Court is weighing whether 800,000 people will be kicked out of America, because a racist president seeks to undo every policy America’s first Black president enacted — especially those that promised a more just & equitable America. And this is America’s White House, a place where defenders of white nationalism are welcome. Who would have thought that hate has a home here — again? Some might say it’s never left; but, this is a whole new level of power and hate on the main stage.

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This land is our land. We have overcome so many obstacles in this place and the world has watched it all, because a city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden (Matt 5:14). I still believe we (justice seekers; freedom fighters; truth lovers; democracy defenders; eradicate racism proponents) will win. But, right now, victory doesn’t seem to be possible. But, I STILL because to not believe is certain defeat. Call your elected officials and demand a civil rights investigation against this modern day version of apartheid in America — 202–224–3121.

I invite you to take 2 to 5 minutes for a glimpse of what I think about issues of the day. Nonpartisan, yet, some might not agree - just don’t be disagreeable.

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