RPS Direct Update - January 8 (PM), 2021
Dear #RPSStrong Family, As you might imagine, I received a wide variety of responses to my message yesterday. I would like to anonymously share a sentence from one to help continue the conversation about race. It reads: "You are making it a race thing when my children are taught that there is only one race and that is the human race." We are all human, no doubt. And as such, we all deserve to be treated with dignity and respect, to enjoy the blessings of freedom and liberty, and to be treated equally under the law. The uncomfortable truth, however, is that while we all deserve these things, we do not all receive them. And the dividing line, more often than not, comes down to race. Does that mean we are only defined by race? Of course not. We are all more than the color of our skin.