Ashamed of the System of Injustice

September 21, 2011.  11:08 pm.

There are moments when I find myself incredibly ashamed to call myself part of the American experiment.

September 21, 2011.  11:08 pm is one of those times.

Despite overwhelming evidence that cast doubt on his guilt, Troy Davis was executed by the state of Georgia tonight.

September 21, 2011.  11:08 pm was his time of death.

After a delay of execution by the Supreme Court, a state-sanctioned murder was committed.

September 21, 2011.  11:08 pm.

There are not words.  Just shame and tears of anger, sadness, and frustration.

Abolish the death penalty.

“An eye for an eye leaves the whole world blind.”

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One thought on “Ashamed of the System of Injustice

  1. I am at a loss for words of comfort. There are none. We must take a deep breath and continue to do the work we are called to do. Because that is all we can do. xo

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