It is frustrating, for those of us who only know the lightning speed of information travel and enjoy the amplification of social media broadcasting, to remember just how long it takes for cultural change to take root. In our haste for liberation, and even though justice delayed is justice denied, we must remember that lasting change takes more than one angry tweet. Change comes from faithful tweet after tweet, one honest story after another, one brave feminist after another bold ally, one fierce mother to her strong daughter, one resilient generation pushing forward the next. The moral arc of the universe is long and justice doesn’t always roll like a rushing river, but more like slow ocean swells.
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