As Christians, we follow the teachings of Jesus who repeatedly told us to love each other, love our neighbors, and love even our enemies. When we pursue a life that makes radical love visible, on earth as it is in heaven, our actions are marked and defined by love. Listen to this important message by ESA Racial Justice Fellow Micky ScottBey Jones as she explores the importance of revolutionary love and asks us to “put love back into the center of our movements for justice.”
By Bishop Ernest McNear and Reverend Lin Crowe
The statistics hang over the cities of America like a thick grey cloud, almost blotting out the light of hope and opportunity. One out of every nine young black males in the United States between the ages of twenty and thirty-four is behind bars.