Son of Slaves & Son of Slave Owners Say: ‘We Can Rise Above Racism in America’


African-American Will Ford and white Matt Lockett never expected to become warriors against the racial divide wounding our country. Still, they believe God brought them together miraculously for a profound purpose. Now they’re reaching out to a hurting nation in an effort to give it the kind of unity and love they’ve found, that rises above color.

Their story together began when the Lord spoke separately to Will and Matt to go to the Lincoln Memorial the same day. There, at a prayer meeting, they met right where Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I Have a Dream” speech, the one in which he said he had a dream that “the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood.”

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