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Letter to the Editor

Walk the Talk

1991. South Georgia. A thirteen-year-old white boy goes to a Black girl about his age crying in the grocery store. They talk for a few minutes. Her crying ends. They talk a bit more. He rejoins his family. Her head high, no tears, she leaves.

1964. Oslo, Norway. A Black American speaks to the gathered crowd. He tells people, “All life is interrelated, and all men are interdependent…” And he adds, “We are inevitably our brothers’ keeper…”

Circa 1940. India. An Indian lawyer notes the “best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

Circa 1840. Concord, Mas...


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