Mon, 19 March 2018
Leader of the Harlem Children's Zone in New York City, Geoffrey Canada, told his story of how things escalate into violence in his book Fist, Stick, Knife, Gun. Canada was able to turn many New York blocks into safe zones for children to be educated. We can do the same in our own way if we develop the moral courage as a nation. As we prepare to march for our children on March 24th, let's discuss what de-escalation and balance could look like in our society.
Note: Rev. John said the first school shooting was in 1964--he meant 1764. Here is the link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_school_shootings_in_the_United_States