My dear friend,
It cannot honestly be said that the present state of this Union is, in any sense, “great.” The grave uncertainty, growing inequality, generational injustice, and environmental calamity, caused and compounded by the feckless corruption of those in power — and intensified by the continued spread of this lethal virus — are pulling this fragile Union ever closer to its breaking point. The weight of this dire situation compels me to write you and state plainly that if this Union is ever to be truly great, then it must be, for once, truly just.
This election offers the…
No lie can live forever, Dr. Martin Luther King assured. But for a least 400 years, the lie of White supremacy has. Borne of self-interest and greed, this lie destroyed and dehumanized, raped and colonized, criminalized and terrorized. Religious and biological lies substantiated it. People and cultures internalized it. Laws and institutions sustained it. It is antithetical to the self-evident truth “that all  are created equal,” yet inseparable from the American story.
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