Posts Tagged ‘courage’

Two profiles in courage

December 30, 2014
A black police officer in 2014 who did not turn his back.

A black police officer in 2014 who did not turn his back.

A German in 1936 who did not raise his hand.

A German civilian in 1936 who did not raise his hand.

Source: Moon of Alabama and Billmon.

I do not of course say that New York City in 2014 is equivalent to Hamburg in 1936, but I do say these pictures show two examples of the same kind of courage, the willingness to stand alone for what is right and face the consequences.