Freddie Gray died one year ago. The 25-year-old African-American man had been arrested for possessing what the Baltimore Police Department described as an illegal switchblade. The officers put him in handcuffs, locked him in the back of a police transport van and took him for what The Baltimore Sun
Rock the Foundations“‘Ghetto Gospel,’” by Alex Nava (4/4), is powerfully illuminating. I have long loved artists like B. B. King and Marvin Gaye, whose beautiful song during the Vietnam era claimed, “We can rock the world’s foundation/ Everybody together, together
Catholic social thought has much to say about the issues surrounding the Rising.
I think of a line in Dostoyevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov: “And if two of you are together, then there is a whole world, a world of living love.”