He fit all of the stereotypes of those who’ve oppressed POC in America—but that didn’t stop a group of African Americans risking their lives to save him.
I’ve seen, on multiple occasions, African Americans throw themselves into dangerous situations to protect white people.
Even those who hated them because they were black.
Did he deserve to get beat?
But that act of selfless bravery did more to change hearts and minds than any beating could accomplish.
Regardless of the reasons behind their #Forgiveness, they’ve given us an example of the highest form of humanity.
One which we should strive to emulate.
But please don’t discard them.
Not now—when they’re so desperately needed.
They’re acts that elevate your community—and are an example to us all.