Let Justice Roll Down Like Waters

A “guilty” verdict, a breath of relief, and a prayer for the future.

Photo by Echo Wang on Unsplash

This afternoon I held my son, snuggling and squirming, tight on my lap. This afternoon, I streamed live NPR coverage on my phone and heard a verdict of guilty — guilty — guilty in Derek Chauvin’s murder trial for the death of George Floyd. This afternoon, I felt a trickle of tears as I…