“Let no man pull you so low as to hate him.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
Saturday afternoon my husband and I strolled down Fayetteville Street in Raleigh from the State Capitol Building to Raleigh Memorial Auditorium. We stopped to get fresh juice on a side street before returning to our car. After weeks of silent streets, it was a joy to see families enjoying the spring day. While restaurants were still closed or taking only sidewalk orders, life promised the return of normal. Little did we know that in a few hours this peaceful street would erupt in chaos as rioters smashed windows and destroyed property.
In sadness and horror, my family watched the local and national displays of evil spewed across our TV screen. A local news commentator apologized for the foul language being shouted in the background. A friend shared a text from her brother who serves with a neighboring police department.Continue Reading