Will the defendants be found guilty? Innocent? Does one outcome prove racism exists in our land? Does the other prove that the justice system works?
Schools choose online versus in person classes- fearful of the response to the verdict. While the nation argues about what can be taught in those classes.
Pastors and protestors stand outside the courthouse. Grieving parents sit inside.
Will there be violence or cheering in the streets? Will we overcome racism and find the good in each other? The jury’s still out.