“Give me two moments to tell you how good God is”

10885473_829476913757944_5560199592469823474_n-e1437590702647Geneva Reed-Veal, mother of Sandra Bland, started her speech at the Democratic National Convention with that.

I do not know how these Mothers of the Movement do this, mothers who’ve lost children to violence. I do not know how they can show such class and grace and I aspire one day to be like them. You can read more about them here.

I saw this on Twitter, and it hit me hard. OnceĀ again — a black woman — or, in this case, black women — speaking as the conscience of our racist nation. When will we take on that role ourselves? Lord.

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2 responses to ““Give me two moments to tell you how good God is”

  1. Their courage, grace and beauty brought me to tears.

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