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I recently explored some sites in Jerusalem, including the Knesset (parliament) building. A friend works there, and I was excited to learn from her on a guided tour.
Yes, I wear a prayer shawl and phylacteries when I pray but it has taken me years to get over judging myself as a woman wearing items “traditionally” worn only by men.
God created human beings to partner with God to shape a world of justice and compassion. The sphere of divine concern is global, extending to all who inhabit the planet.
On MLK Jr. Day, we often see a sanitized, nonconfrontational version of King that is far from the radical activist who was reviled during his time for his justice work.