Hope for New York laments all the recent violence against the AAPI community and the eight people recently killed in the Atlanta metro area.
Note: We asked a Hope for New York volunteer to share his personal experience attending the Pray March Act protest on Tuesday, June 2, and to share a prayer for our country to recognize and work toward resolving racial injustice.
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The events in Charlottesville remind me that our nation's profoundly racialized past is firmly sedimented in the institutions, attitudes, and norms of the present. Facing up to these realities—naming and seeking to dismantle them—require something far more than the human spirit alone can muster.