CHICAGO (CBS) — Her message is direct.
Just four words: Black America, I’m Sorry.
Laurella Willis’ methods are turning heads on Chicago’s South Side, CBS 2’s Audrina Bigos reports.
“It’s very touching,” said one resident. “Especially someone who’s not colored.”
About 20 miles a day, Willis walks with the sign. She says she is sorry about “everything that’s going on in America.”
The violence, the anger, the racial tension, all of it.
“I don’t want to continue to see Black American being oppressed, and held down and killed like animals,” Willis said.
WVON Radio host Mark Wallace spotted Willis walking on 87th Street.
“No one put her up to this and she woke up and decided White America there’s a problem and we need to do something about it,” Wallace said.