The Prism: The Intersection Message of Solidarity & Care

Jun. 6, 2020

 

The Intersection Message of Solidarity & Care

 

 

“We have learned to fly the air like birds and swim the sea like fish, but we have not learned the simple art of living together as brothers. Our abundance has brought us neither peace of mind nor serenity of spirit.”

—Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

The recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Sean Reed, and Ahmaud Arbery - along with the ongoing revelations of the adverse impact COVID-19 has had on African Americans and people of color - have opened old wounds and forced the opening of eyes previously closed. These tragic current events have a historical context, punctuated by racism, have torn off the scab on wounds that can no longer be left to fester – but rather must heal from the inside out.

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