Mr. Floyd & We: My Plea For More Than Three-Fifths

The George Floyd Mural near the scene of his murder, co-created by Cadex Herrera and the St. John in the Wilderness Episcopal Church; Source: Episcopal News Service

Today, I heard we finally got justice, but Ms. Giovanni says death is justice for the slave. Feels like justice can only match the destination of the road this nation chooses to pave. I cannot say or sing “my country tis of thee,” when it’s only three-fifths for Mr. Floyd and me.

When a nation choses to amend instead of rewrite, holding onto its supremacist truth with its full…