MLK Day: Ex-White Supremacist Thanks Black Teen Who Said No to Violence...

MLK Day: Ex-White Supremacist Thanks Black Teen Who Said No to Violence in 1996

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hand-shake-bi-racialArno Michaelis was once a thriving member of the Neo-Nazi movement who frequented white supremacist rallies. Michaelis says that “single parenthood, love for my daughter, and the forgiveness shown by people I once hated,” changed him and guided him toward a life of tolerance, acceptance and peace.

This week he wrote a short tribute to Keshia Thomas, a black teenager who during a 1996 KKK rally saved the life of a white supremacist in danger of being killed by a mob of counter-demonstrators.

(READ the stories in the Huffington Post)

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