Rev. Brittini L. Palmer is a freedom writer, minister, activist, and graduate of McAfee School of Theology (Atlanta, Ga.). Palmer currently works with women and children experiencing homelessness and poverty in the metro Atlanta area.
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God Does Not Will Black People to Die for Justice
Those of us who consistently deal with inequities are expected to suffer or die for the sake of making the world a more just place. This causes God’s heart to ache and humanity’s blood to scream out from every corner of the earth. When pain and suffering become the primary means to achieving human rights, many begin to believe Black people suffering and dying for these rights is either God-ordained or a natural part of history. This is a lie. It is what James Baldwin might call a “palatable” lie, as it is “more palatable than the truth” — the truth that would have us fight back against injustice.
Where Do You Situate Yourself in the Fight?
Whether their blood cries out from Valdosta Ga., or the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison, their cries cannot go unanswered.
Black Bodies Are Devalued and Overlooked in Georgia
Governor Kemp's COVID-19 response, and the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, replay a longer history.