All mothers were summoned when George Floyd called out for his mama.
“The cross can heal and hurt; it can be empowering and liberating but also enslaving and oppressive. There is no one way in which the cross can be interpreted. I offer my reflections because I believe that the cross placed alongside the lynching tree can help us to see Jesus in America in a new light, and thereby empower people who claim to follow him to take a stand against white supremacy and every kind of injustice.”
~James H. Cone, The Cross and the Lynching Tree
Artwork by Kelly Latimore Icons. Order this artwork HERE. Read her interview about her work HERE.