Vocabulary – Joseph Lowery
Benediction: noun; the form of blessing pronounced by an officiating minister, especially at the close of a divine service; an utterance of good wishes.
Bigotry: noun; stubborn and complete intolerance of any creed, belief, opinion, or ethnic group that differs from one’s own.
Clashes: verb; to conflict or disagree; oppose.
Dedicated: adjective; wholly committed to something, as to an ideal, political cause, or personal goal.
Encounters: noun; a meeting with a person or thing, especially unexpectedly; opposition, confrontation.
Segregated: adjective; restricted to one group, especially on the basis of ethnic membership.
Vital: adjective; necessary to the existence, continuance, or well-being of something; indispensable; essential.