The principal reportedly told staffers, “We will call the police and tell them he has a gun so they can come faster.”
“Protecting all of God’s children is America’s calling.”
My life changed forever in 1989. I was a second year (2L) at Harvard Law School, and I was very unhappy. I knew that I should appreciate my good fortune in attending one of the nation's most celebrated law schools, but I was not grateful.
My theory is that perhaps all the violence, state-sanctioned murder and unbelievable minimization of African Americans' reality and suffering requires that our psyches create some defense mechanism to survive the inundated news and media blasts of domestic terrorism.
By any measure I come from a place of privilege. Now, because this term has become so politicized recently, its “political
Thousands of protesters from Los Angeles to New York to Phoenix to Atlanta have elevated the fears of white America. As
Dozens of arrests were made across cities everywhere.
“To effect change we must show love in the face of hate and peace in the face of violence.”
“Black Lives Matter advocates equality, justice and freedom. Not Murder.”
"I think being an artist, you are in the business of telling it like it is," Aja Monet says.