How many years
slavery raping rights
before laws catch up?

How many years
fears and prejudices persist
until humanity catches up?

(For Reena’s Exploration Challenge:Juneteenth.  Image mine.)

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Permission to write, paint, and imagine are the gifts I gave myself when chronic illness hit - a fair exchange: being for doing. Relevance is an attitude. Humour essential.

29 thoughts on “Juneteenth”

  1. Humanity has been the slowest to catch up. Perhaps, we are all guilty to a certain extent when we nurse a bias against certain elements or personalities, not necessarily racial.

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  2. Did you know today is National Indigenous eoples Day in Canada? It kind of relates. Not slavery per say but certainly discrimination and theft. I wrote a post on it yesterday.
    Well written V.J.

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