In at least one article that I read he was described as a man of peace. And if that was an accurate description of George Floyd, then I’m not sure that the chaos raging across the United States right now is a legacy that he would have wanted.
What happened to George Floyd on May 25th was a tragedy and more than that it was a travesty of justice.
American political activist Angela Davis stated, “In a racist society, it is not enough to be non-racist, we must be antiracist.” But what does that mean?
And while I applaud the outcry happening around the world, how that has been expressed in some cases has caused me to scratch my head. Is destroying personal property and looting businesses being an antiracist? Or is it simply being an opportunist?
James, the brother of Jesus, warns the early church about favouritism, and at its root, racism is a form of favouritism.
The question James asked 2000 years ago is as relevant today as it was then. James 2:1 My dear brothers and sisters how can you claim to have faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ if you favour some people over others?
Racism is a heart problem and it will require a heart solution.
Have a great week and remember: To see what is possible, you’ll have to attempt the impossible