Statement of Forgiveness
Statement of Forgiveness

"It has been said that time heals all things, but scars left by slavery have remained sensitive.
Countless attempts to live in a reconciled paradigm only served to confirm that reconciliation
initiated by the perpetrator is fruitless. We must follow the Creator’s model in which forgiveness
initiates reconciliation. It is only when the victim takes control through forgiveness leaving the
perpetrator the responsibility to feel remorse that the process of healing and restoration can begin.
Today, we extend forgiveness so that we may be totally freed from this scourge, which until now has
been a stain upon the freedom documents of this great nation. Only now can we move our country to a
higher level of democracy. At long last, in the name of God, we forgive; we forgive it all!"

Ron Myers

Rev. Ronald V. Myers, Sr., M.D., Founder & Chairman
National Day of Reconciliation and Healing From the Legacy of Enslavement
National Juneteenth Prayer Breaskfast
National Juneteenth Black Holocaust "Maafa" Memorial Service
Natinal Juneteenth Christian Leadership Council (NJCLC)


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