Images of a Past Still Present: When Children Become Objects

There was a time, not too long ago, when adults heckled children — protesting the school integration movement.

Sometimes these protests became physically violent.

But there can be violence in a look.

There can be violence in a word.

 The time of adult violence against children is not over.

There was a time, long ago, when — as Billy Kangas reminds us — a child named Jesus was an undocumented refugee, too.