Cold day, and people will be marching from Central High again tonight for a better, more just City of Providence. Here is a link to Fania Davis, civil rights attorney and sister of Angela Davis, on Truth and Reconciliation.
And the impact wouldn’t be for Ferguson alone. Unfolding in hubs across the nation, a Truth and Reconciliation process could create safe public spaces for youth, families, neighbors, witnesses, and other survivors to share their stories. Though this will happen in hubs, the truths learned and the knowledge gained would be broadly shared. Importantly, the process would also create skillfully facilitated dialogue where responsible parties engage in public truth-telling and take responsibility for wrongdoing.
Let’s not repeat history, let’s learn from it.