Ignorance And Hate Are Killing America

913 WordsJun 24, 20154 Pages
Ignorance and hate are killing America! While the black man blames the white man, and the white man points back at the black man, America trembles under racial siege on the brink of self-inflicted collapse as a nation. As a people, we appear helpless to turn the tide, but if America is to survive someone must be willing step forward and initiate the healing process. Someone with courage must take that first leap of faith to right our great nation. Our obsession with judging our fellow man rather than trying to understand him as well as our penchant for creating smokescreens to cover the real issues are ripping out our hearts and trampling our souls. We live in an enlightened time, but yet we stand guard at the gates of yesterday protecting a past that has little to offer but distrust, anger, hurt, and alienation from our fellow man. We live in a society of non-discriminatory intolerance. We live in a society often unwilling to acknowledge the truth behind its sins or that it has sinned. As a people, we are quick to denunciate but slow to act and take responsibility. Regardless of the color of our skin, we have embraced intolerance to the point that it has become our norm, and it is that intolerance that now lays siege to all that we love and care for as a nation. America does not have a black and white issue. America has a distrust and humanity disenfranchisement issue. We distrust anyone who has a different lifestyle, different beliefs, skin color or ethnic
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