Dear Friends on Curacao, Aruba, Sint Maarten, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, and Saba, “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that” – M.L. King.
These are troubling times for America and the world. Reports on the protests on American streets are confusing and painful.
So we need to be clear: Americans support peoples’ freedom to peacefully express themselves. Protests represent genuine and legitimate concerns about improving the country. But violence is not the solution to injustice.
Freedom of speech and the right to peaceful assembly are fundamental rights of all people, and those of us fortunate to live in democratic