ACROSS AMERICA — “Be the bridge,” Bethany Bernhard and like-minded people the Milwaukee area say in their racial reconciliation group by the same name.
The mantra isn’t just words. It’s action.
Bernhard was horrified when she saw racially charged graffiti spray painted over a sign advertising his boat for sale. She thought about her Black friends and how the message of hate would hurt their hearts.
She and her neighbor, Stephanie Kosidowski, got their own spray paint cans.
“Be kind,” the new sign instructs. By Karen Pilarski for Waukesha Patch
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