The title says it all. I am following the development of this story and eager to see faith communities like First Unitarian of Rochester, mobilize on this. Please read this and spread it around. Then have a look at the PDF I’m attaching that lays out a few ‘slave’ rules from Manhattan in the 16 – 19th centuries. Little seems to have changed.
We have just begun the season of Advent in the Christian church. We are coming to the end of Hanukkah. We have just had Thanksgiving. In each of these celebrations is a very deep sense of both anticipation and longing for wholeness and peace. Let’s fix this.