Archbishop Shelton Fabre: New Statue Should Inspire Catholics to Combat Racism

October 31, 2022 | The Tablet

A boy in Lynn, Mass., holds a photograph of Emmett Till May 25, 2021, during a vigil on the first anniversary of the murder of George Floyd. Till was a 14-year-old Black boy from Chicago who was lynched in 1955 in Mississippi while he was visiting relatives. (Photo: Catholic News Service)

NEW YORK – When Deacon Arthur Miller reflects on the murder of Emmett Till in 1955 he’s convinced that at least one percent of the Money, Mississippi, community knew that it was wrong, but that none of those one percent had the courage to speak out.

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