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Protests over the death of George Floyd are now approaching two weeks, as mostly young Americans continue taking to the streets to call for justice — even though all four officers involved in the incident just before Floyd died have been fired and face serious legal charges.
The only clear demand outside of justice has been to defund police departments, a move that hurts low-income minority communities most. Aside from emasculating police, the only other demand seems to be for white people and law enforcement to prostrate themselves before black Americans as a means of atonement.
On that note, an incident over the weekend in Cary, North Carolina is making the news, after a video captured a group of white people washing the feet of black faith leaders.
The faith leaders having their feet washed are Faith and Soboma Wokoma, a married couple who co-pastor the Legacy Center Church, according to ABC 11 News.
As the white people kneel before the Wokomas and wash their feet, a white woman with a bullhorn narrates — foot washing is a common religious practice, but those in the video add a decidedly racial flare to the gesture.
“We repent on behalf of Caucasian people,” the woman says, as two police officers are seen entering the picture, taking a knee before the faith leaders.
An ABC 11 video description reads: “Police officers and community members gather to wash the feet of the faith leaders of Legacy Center Church.”
The bullhorn is passed to a white man, who assumes the authority to speak on behalf of all white people, praying for repentance for “our aggressions” against “our African-American brothers and sisters.”
“Lord, we repent for our greed… we have put our hands on the necks of our African-American brothers and sisters, people of color, indigenous people,” the man prayed. “Lord we ask for your forgiveness for our slaughter.”
The scene was part of a unity march in Cary, in response to the death of George Floyd, according to WTVD.
“As we look through civil rights history, the church was always such a big part of change. And we don’t want it to just be the black church or white church, or Asian church. We want the body of Christ to come together, collectively,” Faith Wokoma said.
“Not just to protest,” said Soboma Wokoma. “But also to talk with one another. To know exactly what the problems are, exactly what the issues are. So that collectively we can come up with solutions that can help heal our nation, heal our land and our community.”
Church leaders reportedly suggested a prayer walk as means for accomplishing this.
“So they came to us and said, what do you think about doing a prayer walk?” Faith said. “It’s something that we had been discussing as well. So we decided to gather with the other churches, and we were pleasantly surprised when the police said they wanted to be part of the walk. The mayor wanted to be part of the walk.”
Her husband added, “It shows that we all want the same thing. We want justice, we want peace. But we also want love in our community.”
Scenes of white people, see liberals, publicly humiliating and prostrating themselves before black people are becoming common.
Hundreds of white folks gathered in front of the Connie Morella Library in Bethesda, Md., last week to make a groveling pledge of allegiance to black people in a cult-like ceremony.
As for the foot-washing incident in North Carolina, popular conservative blogger Matt Walsh captured the sentiment of many.
“This is real. White people bowed and washed the feet of two black pastors at a march in NC,” he tweeted. “While washing the feet they apologized on behalf of the white race. Let me be the first to say: you don’t apologize on my behalf. I don’t owe one and don’t offer one. This is lunacy.”
This is real. White people bowed and washed the feet of two black pastors at a march in NC. While washing the feet they apologized on behalf of the white race.
Let me be the first to say: you don’t apologize on my behalf. I don’t owe one and don’t offer one. This is lunacy. pic.twitter.com/ASEQaRKyWN
— Matt Walsh (@MattWalshBlog) June 7, 2020
“I want to bow at your feet and bathe them while shouting my apology into a megaphone.”
Correct response: “Uh what? No. Please leave me alone you freak.”
— Matt Walsh (@MattWalshBlog) June 7, 2020
Here’s a quick sampling of responses from Twitter:
Again, like everything else, they have it backwards: Jesus (the leader) washed the feet of His disciples (the followers). Not the other way around.
— Sargon Maradkel (@TheRealMaradkel) June 7, 2020
Please stop doing this white people
— Nick Hawk (@TheNickHawk) June 7, 2020
A society with low self esteem opens the doors for two types. The abuser and the abused. Those bowing down are dead inside because of the nonsense that they bought themselves into believing. In the day and age of reason nonetheless..
— Dan B Maximoff (@The_Red_Prince2) June 7, 2020
Any “Pastor” that would participate in this in any way is a disciple of Satan.
— Samuel Culper 722 (@politiwars) June 7, 2020
“This isn’t a religion”
— Ben Krake (@benkrake) June 7, 2020
Liberal racial grievance is a C U L T
— 🇺🇸ConservativePatriot🇺🇸 (@RomanNumeral100) June 7, 2020
This isn’t a revolution, it’s lunacy
— DeliriumOz (@DeliriumOz) June 7, 2020
Madness! Don’t apologize for me. I didn’t do anything! I bow my knee to one and only one. God almighty. No one should apologize for the color of their skin. We are all fearfully and wonderfully made. ALL OF US. Made in the image of God. Get up and stop embarrassing yourself.
— Roe Ciarrocchi (@RoeCiarrocchi) June 7, 2020
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