‘Let’s make room’

‘Let’s make room’

The following remarks were delivered by Pastor Devlin Scott of NewCity Church  during this morning’s 52nd Annual Martin Luther King Community Celebration:

Good Morning Neighbors.

Allow me to introduce myself.

But rather than tell you my credentials, my education level and experiences; rather than point out my adornments and use language that proves to some and attempts to convince myself that I belong here and should be standing on this stage — I want to tell you who I am.

Rather than speak of my affection for social justice, diversity and inclusion; rather than speak of how the