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June 29, 2020

We don’t get to go back to ignoring Racism while Shopping online, like this Lady.

Don’t let the Twitter Cycle of Chaos and Distraction roll you. We don’t get to go back to ignoring Racism while Shopping online, like this Lady:

Don’t be like Connie. Be like Gary:

“Activist goes NEXTF&CKINGLEVEL, destroys school board member that defended Robert E Lee and then went online shopping during hearing about racism.”

In case you missed, it, the most inspiring video I saw last week.

Beautiful comment on the above video: “I’m 55. White privilege. Gramps was plant manager and eventually head of engineering for the Fisher Brothers so everything and everyone was below us…. .. Married a Virgina boy who attended R. E. Lee high school in Vienna,Va. Had a fun North vs South themed pre- wedding party ( was still a boy when I divorced him 15 years later)

I began my journey 8 years ago, shedding the person I was raised to be and am becoming the person I should have been my whole life. This video really hit home.

I was born and raised in Detroit.”

We need real reform, like we just saw in Colorado, and more of it. ⁠

Good cheering counter:

“All they’ve done?⁠

Tons of cities across the country are either in the process of or are examining the potential for large scale police reform. The senate is having a meeting to discuss federal police reform. Minneapolis is potentially disbanding its entire police department, LA and NYC are diverting funds from the police to other programs, NYC ended plains clothes cop programs, Houston is forming a council to discuss police reform, etc etc⁠

Literally google (ecosia, or Duck Duck Go, are better than Google ~ ed.) any city, and add ‘police reform’ at the end, and chances are you will find changes happening.⁠

Seriously, there is so, so much reform happening right now in regards to the police in so many cities and states. The protests have worked, and they are working, and they will continue to work.”⁠

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For my video with anti-racism educator Jane Elliott, here.

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