Preaching and the power to confront racism: A Q&A with Will Willimon | Yale Divinity School

In 1947, an African American young man, Willie Earle, was in the Pickens, S.C., jail awaiting charges in the death of a white cab driver. On the night of February 17, a mob of white cab drivers from Greenville, S. C. (my home town, I was 1 year old at the time) dragged a terrified Willie Earle out o...