Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Makes Jan 19th “A Day Of Racial Healing”
With all the racial tension throughout the United States, Gov.Whitmer has taken the time to proclaim January 19th as "A Day Of racial Healing" throughout Michigan and the nation.
I'm on board any message that will help our younger generation understand the mental illness that is racism. If this campaign even reaches one person then it's worth it.
Governor Whitmer spoke on what this day means to her.
“After the events over the past few weeks, we must take a hard look at the state of rising racial tensions in our country to enact change and begin healing and transformation,” said Governor Whitmer. “We each have a role to play in changing this state and country for the better. So, today I challenge you to leave Michigan a better state than where you found it, and make Michigan a more welcoming place for all.” Source:NBC25.com
I hope these words carry some weight to them because I agree entirely. I don't know if making another holiday or whatever will help out, but it's a start.
Now I'm not trying to discredit the efforts of our governor but history will show us that racism goes much deeper than what's on the surface. And it's gonna take a crazy amount of work and re-education in order to get our country back on the right track.