One of the powerful quotes from King’s account of the Montgomery story, Stride Toward Freedom, rings true even today. We’ve made lots of progress as a nation, and we still have a long way to go. Pray for us as we continue to face the very real impact of racism and white privilege, both as a nation and a community. (For a community response, see our Pastoral Open Letter.)
If America is to remain a first-class nation, it cannot have a second-class citizenship (Martin Luther King, Jr., Stride, 191).