Lifting As We Climb Weekly Digest
We know that Black hopes are endangered when their non-Black neighbors, friends, co-workers, and peers, remain silently complicit in the racist systems they inhabit every moment of each and every day.
Our children need to know the truth about our founding, every ugly detail of it. Only once the truth comes to light will we be able to grapple with the depth of pain racism has borne out, generation after generation.
We must call this what it is. Teach our children as well as our students to recognize these behaviors and privileges, and work to actively interrupt them wherever possible, even with a simple “I’m speaking”.
Seven words, and he made clear that not only will he not condemn white supremacy, he will promote it.
Racism is a tangible thread woven into the founding of this country, with pervasive ties to all of our major institutions even now, four hundred years after the first Black body arrived here in chains at the hands of white settlers.
Whiteness allowed terrorists to exit the steps and return back unharmed and carrying souvenirs.
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