I understand that a number of years ago Avondale hosted a lecture series focused on anti-racism which laid the foundation
for some rich and enlightening conversations. Yesterday I was fortunate to be in a conversation where I got to hear first hand from three African Americans about their experiences, their feelings, and their perspectives of the last two weeks. I found it helpful and meaningful to listen as well as share my lament with them.
As people of faith, one of the ways that we love our neighbor
is to be in conversation with them. If you haven’t already, I
would encourage you to have these conversations with the
people of color in your life. As you do, here are some things to
be mindful of …