Young Voices: Debates surrounding race have covered a number of topics, but one puzzling thread seeks to invalidate protests about racism with flawed comparisons.
In the past week, the Rev. Kelly Brown Douglas, a black Episcopal priest and religion professor at Baltimore's Goucher College, joined students as they watched, analyzed and agonized about their city erupting in protest after the death of yet another black man, Freddie Gray, in police custody.
On Friday, the Baltimore state's attorney criminally charged six officers involved in Gray's death and declared his arrest was illegal.
I want to consider three things in this blog: first, the harm that has been done; second, our white gaze; and third, nonviolent direct action.
At the Intersection: People of all races have to mobilize, agitate and diligently seek to repeal the laws that have ended far more lives than the few publicized.