Age of Awareness
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Age of Awareness

One Night as a Criminal

police vehicle on fire

Last night I witnessed acts of compassion and bravery, of cowardice and malice, of thievery and destruction. I watched civilians start fires and others extinguish them. I walked through looted businesses, knelt in protest, and chanted, “Say His Name.” I lost myself in the flames engulfing a police vehicle as live ammunition exploded inside. Through it all I searched for meaning and a sense of what was right and just. Half a day later, I am still…

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