By the Rev. Susan Karlson
Our Pilgrimage ended today but in so many ways, the journey begins. Now comes the sorting, the integrating, the decisions about next steps. It will take me some time to share the photos and reflections of this journey. Yesterday, we went to Money, Mississippi, the site at Bryant's Store where Emmet Till went south to visit his relatives with another cousin. I will share more about this part of the journey when I can write about it and show you photos of the old store, falling apart completely but with a marker after all of these decades to finally show where a young man with all the promise of youth encountered the racism and violent acts of white men and women. His mother would bring his body home and let the world see what Black people have encountered for centuries. More...
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