From lament to action and Lord Boateng’s speech Earlier this year, Lord Paul Boateng addressed the Church of England’s General Synod as the newly appointed Chair of the Racial Justice Commission. Comment David Shepherd Lord Boateng speaking at the General Synod In that widely praised speech, he skilfully wove his lived experience and self-evident Christian principles into a rich oratorical tapestry that both encouraged and admonished in equal measure. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.