In the heated rhetoric these days, it's important to not only know what happened before and after the Civil War, but also, why it happened. Perhaps the time has come for we Americans to rewrite much of our own history.
We publicly declare that what we hold in common in this confession is threatened by the festering infection of Eurocentric white nationalism and white supremacy.
Your response means that we are not invisible Christians. That the fire that fell at Pentecost has not gone out in the Holy Land and others can see our light.