The Political Agitator’s response: This was relevant then and still relevant today! Ecclesiastes 3 has always been my favorite Scripture and this season as revealed much about folk as we deal with the COVID-19 and Police Brutality/Murder.
For some, pointing out & highlighting racial disparities equals “race-baiting” or “being divisive” because they’re fine with the status quo, meaning, they’re really fine with racial separation.
“First, I must confess that over the last few years I have been gravely disappointed with the white moderate. I have almost reached the regrettable conclusion that the Negro’s great stumbling block in the stride toward freedom is not the White Citizen’s Council-er or the Ku Klux Klanner, but the white moderate who is more devoted to “order” than to justice; who prefers a negative peace which is the absence of tension to a positive peace which is the presence of justice; who constantly says “I agree with you in the goal you seek, but I can’t agree with your methods of direct action;” who paternalistically feels he can set the timetable for another man’s freedom; who lives by the myth of time and who constantly advises the Negro to wait until a “more convenient season.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, Letter From A Birmingham Jail