We write today with a heavy heart over the horrific murder committed by officers of the Minneapolis P.D., and we have to hold out hope that the protests occurring nationwide might actually bend the arc of the moral universe toward justice. George Floyd's family deserves nothing less, as do the families of the scores of other black lives cut short by a biased system that doesn't weigh their lives with the same value afforded those with less melanin. It's shameful, and it needs to be fixed yesterday.
Malcolm X said, “You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.” Let's roll up our sleeves and try to ensure that George Floyd is not merely another name on a long list, but rather the last name on that list.
Here's this week's play list, may it give you some comfort and sustenance in this time of protest and strife: