by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, May 29, 2020 (3 years ago)
MINNEAPOLIS (BP) -- Pastor W. Seth Martin sat on guard in his front room until 3 a.m. Friday in case rioters approached his home, which is located just a block from where George Floyd was detained by police and died.
"I would, prayerfully, if it was outside, I would petition and seek the peace for my street," said Martin, who is also a young husband and father. "I'm a black man who is grieving and this is closer to me as a black man. I would seek peace in that way, but also, I would protect my family. If peace wasn't possible, I would obviously make sure I protected my family and put them in the safest position possible." Read More