This post is an adapted excerpt from Freedom Notes: Reflections on Faith, Justice, and the Possibility of Democracy. This article first appeared here, on Sojourners' blog, August 2018. The full version of this article can be found by clicking on the link.
"Joyful, joyful Lord, we adore thee, God of glory, Lord of love" — "Joyful Joyful," sung by Ms. Lauryn Hill in 'Sister Act 2'
"Black rage is founded on dreaming and draining, threatening your freedom to stop your claiming" — Ms. Lauryn Hill
"Rejoice with those who rejo...