A Palm Sunday Reflection on America’s Addiction to White Supremacy

Joel Edward Goza
Apr 14, 2019 - 5:00
A Palm Sunday Reflection on America's Addiction to White Supremacy

Generations ago, one of my relatives fought alongside General Stonewall Jackson and continued the South’s struggle with General Robert E. Lee to the Appomattox Court House. There, on Palm Sunday in 1865, Lee surrendered and effectively ended the Civil War. His surrender was a significant day in white supremacy’s evolution, but its meaning gets lost in America’s racial mythology. In that fog’s murkiness lurks white supremacy and its ongoing threat to the soul of our nation. Palm Sunday provides an opportunity for a more honest reckoning with Lee’s legacy, and how our nation’s addiction...

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