Former KKK member apologizes to 1961 Freedom Rider, now Congressman
Amen to that. Takes guts to apologize. Takes guts to forgive. But contrition and forgiveness are mighty restorers.
Just as racism—America’s “original” sin—has tainted us all, such transcendent heroism makes us all a little bit better. Thank you, Wilson. Thank you, Lewis.
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