THREAD. Pin it. Live it.
Call your senators: (202) 224-3121. Let’s get the For the People Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act passed. Voting is not the only ingredient for social change, but it is a critical ingredient. Voter suppression cannot stand.pic.twitter.com/jzd9ccQ4AM
10. Decide on one system impacted by racism that you will work to change. Work on it. 11. Don't be a racist. Give due spiritual, emotional, mental, and practical diligence to not being a vessel for hate, bigotry and racism.
8. Study and quote
#MLK to facilitate justice and true peace, NOT to maintain order as a form of false peace. Injustice is never in order.
9. Be open to understanding the "interconnectedness" of humanity. Think higher than one group "winning.” How can humanity win?
5. Care. 6. Study the global and national impact of racism and white supremacy. 7. Honestly examine systems constructed with and infiltrated by racist ideals. Examples: Healthcare, education, criminal 'justice' (school to prison pipeline, prison industrial complex), housing…
3. Commit to being informed about systemic issues and about the daily devastation of racism. 4. Pay attention to those who say they are being violated by systemic racism and discrimination.
What humane human beings can do: 1. Stop denying racism exists. 2. Be educated on racism as a grave issue of prejudice, harnessing and abuse of power, and manipulation of privilege.
#Juneteenth matters. Let’s get ready for June 19th. Learn more here:
“I think we are all deeply concerned; I’m very troubled myself, but not without hope. It's part of the process of change and transformation, that friction is always going to happen. But there's always a critical mass that eventually emerges."
@BerniceKing speak of the power of Love..over Hate & Violence. “It helps to expose the evil & injustice” “It is the most powerful weapon to use to transform people & systems” #artclub #BeLOVEhttps://twitter.com/berniceking/status/1404117897920847873 …