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The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops today announced the establishment of an Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism that will be chaired by Bishop George Murry, S.J.
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Now with the even more recent news of the death of Eric Garner in New York, I find myself in solidarity with my conversational companions and newfound friends from Fordham. With protests and rallies happening all across the country, it has become more and more apparent that no race issue is isolated, but a sign of the times in which we live.
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In light of the recent deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Gardner, and Tamir Rice, as well as other young black men killed during confrontations with law enforcement officials, the phrase "Black Lives Matter" has taken on a life of it's own. Whether it is being shouted at rallies, read contemplatively during prayer services, or being tweeted out across the world (see #BlackLivesMatter) - the message of many Americans has been very clear --- BLACK LIVES MATTER.