I was set on a journey by this message on Twitter. The journey is painful, lonely, costly. I am maybe 1% along and determined to continue to the end.
My ignorance of the background of hundreds of millions of people is shameful. Yes, their history was never taught in school, repressed for whatever reason. But if I said I cared about them, why did it take up to a few days ago for me to ask Google to tell me who Jim Crow was? This is not right.
How I would like to see my relatives, friends, friends of friends also enter this painful but enlightening journey. We will be better people for doing it. How about you?