Without a revival to hope America, many who live with their backs against the wall will succumb to despair.
If you’re outspoken on the issue of race, chances are, at one point or another, you’ve had a conversation with a so-called “pacifist” who has cited Martin Luther King. King was nonviolent, they say, so would-be revolutionaries should be patient and think about how they’re pursuing racial justice.
To dismiss #floodwallstreet would also mean ignoring people like me.
This summer, I marched with McDonald’s workers from three dozen cities to the company’s corporate headquarters outside of Chicago.