The Power of Interruption

“A white person attending the Bernie Sanders’ rally in Seattle last week probably understood what was happening as an unwelcome, uninvited interruption of Bernie’s attempts to speak on social programs. But in the world of Marissa Johnson and Mara Jacqueline Willaford, the two Black Lives Matter activists who took the stage, they weren’t just interrupting Bernie Sanders—they were interrupting white supremacy.”

Read the rest of this musing by Philadelphia Quaker Greg Elliott on how current protests fit into the history of faith-inspired protest here.

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One Comment on “The Power of Interruption

  1. “interrupting white space with Black reality” Such a powerful statement. White person listening lessons are needed to hear this.

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