“No matter how many lies we’ve heard we know that love, justice, fundamental fairness, truth are more important than lies and greed and meanness,” said the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II. “We know that together we must decide that we will never surrender to the necro-politics, the politics of death, that is embedded in far too much of our public policy.”
A week after the networks declared Joe Biden the winner of the 2020 election, the reverend delivered a sermon for our times:
We’re supposed to care about our brothers and sisters, treat our neighbors right. We’re supposed to be people who know some things are self-evident, that all persons are created equal and endowed with certain inalienable rights, among which are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. And that our founding documents say that when we move away from that the people have a right to alter and change the government.
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