Like many of us, Derrick Jakolby Washington’s life was changed after watching the killing of George Floyd. He put his thoughts into words and a book for kids was created.
For many Black Americans, he is next to a Messiah. For many non-Black Americans, he is thought to be an agitator, riling up already uncomfortable societal quagmires that are better left swept under the rug. Media image aside, Reverend Al Sharpton is neither of these things.