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A Reflection on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2021

I know it is late on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but the reflection I wrote came to me at breakfast. I wrote it quickly down on my phone, and then the job of being mom called. At one point I thought perhaps I wouldn’t get to writing this post. However, in the course of the day, other pieces listed below as resources have shown up reminding me of my reflection and pushing me to speak up today, even if the day is technically almost over.

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This is My Story

We, as American Baptist Women are a wonderful diverse group of women from all diverse backgrounds. Now is the time to stand for racial harmony in our country and the world. If not now, when? If not us, who? Now is the time…if you see something, say something, or do something.

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Racial Injustice

Many of us have watched the events of the last few days in many states of emotions at once. On May 29, 2020, Interim General Secretary Dr. C. Jeff Woods published a letter to American Baptists with a message centered around justice and more specifically, racial justice.