The High Cost of White Evangelical Silence on Crimes Against Blacks
There is an inexcusable and disheartening silence from white evangelical Christians over the unprovoked killing of Richard Collins III at the University of Maryland over the weekend.
Collins, 23, was a member of the ROTC. He was recently commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Army and was scheduled to graduate from Bowie State University on Tuesday. His father, a military veteran, said his son loved lacrosse, soccer, and was a runner.
Collins was African American. His alleged killer, Sean Christopher Urbanski, 22, appears to be a white nationalist, a member of a Facebook group called “Alt-Reich Nation.” Urbanski was charged with …