Guten Morgen, liebe Tröters!

Gestern Abend #KV (Evangelischer Kirchenvorstand) und wir begannen die Sitzung mit einem Appell "wahrhaftig" zu sein. Offen miteinander zu reden. Besser Dinge, auch unbequeme, direkt anzusprechen, statt das Gefühl zu entwickeln, nicht gehört zu werden.

Ich finde, der Anspruch ist gut. Auch weil direkt gesagt wurde, dass das gerade nicht der einfache Weg und Umgang miteinander ist.


@Julia_Schmeer "We can disagree and still love each other unless your disagreement is rooted in my oppression and denial of my humanity and right to exist.
- James Baldwin"

@rhonda @Julia_Schmeer

Except... it isn't clear where and when Baldwin supposedly said this...

Where and when did Baldwin supposedly make this quote?

@hhardy01 You might be right there. I digged around a bit and found that it seems to be attributed to @SonofBaldwin@twitter in different areas. Which makes the originating confusion likely. Thanks for making me digging around. :) @Julia_Schmeer

@rhonda @Julia_Schmeer

Yes I think you have it, Robert Jones Jr. aka "Son of Baldwin."

Here's a nice Baldwin quote:

"If the word integration means anything, this is what it means: that we, with love, shall force our brothers to see themselves as they are, to cease fleeing from reality and begin to change it."

James Baldwin
The Fire Next Time
p 21

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