White silence is violence.
We need to learn how to be allies of anti-racism. In order to do that, we’ll have to admit that we’re not the teachers of
You can totally stop being an ignorant racist right now. This instant. You don't even have to lift a finger. All you have to do is learn. I've said it before and I'll say it again: it is never a bad thing to learn.
Growing up in inner city Detroit and attending Detroit Public Schools in the ‘90s, the racial makeup of my classroom wasn’t
Who stands with us?
Upon seeing the senseless killings of both Alton Sterling and Philando Castile this past week in America, I was immediately angered and disgusted. Being a Caribbean citizen, I did the only thing I thought I could do to aid in the fight against gun violence by American police officers against black people, in particular.
Some people argue that the BlackLivesMatter movement is anti-police. In fact, the BlueLivesMatter hashtag was created to "defend" police against the BlackLivesMatter movement; however, the two are not mutually exclusive.
By feeding into the #AllLivesMatter narrative, you are doing damage and helping perpetuate the erasure of Black dignity. Just know that when you tear down that wall of dignity there will be nothing to hold Black folk back from taking the justice that is constantly denied to us.