The lesson of these past victories is that successful change depends not on majority opinion, but on the ability of the key participants in a system to disrupt that system.
With strong, rich roots in the U.S., Black people are part of this country’s immigration narrative.
“The effect of a wall is already in us. It already divides us… It’s a psychological wall.”
“Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
That 60% of Americans whose wealth is matched by a roomful of billionaires should be working together to fight economic injustice.
On July 5, 1852, in Rochester, New York, he gave one of his most famous speeches, “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro.”
“Stealing our land and then carving the faces of four white men who were colonizers, who committed genocide against Indigenous people, is an egregious act of violence.”
What happens in the short-term will certainly be determined within the next several weeks. How institutions will deal with the longer-term impacts of this crisis are yet to be seen.
Ongoing protests to end systemic racism rooted in the nation’s 400 year legacy of white supremacy...
If the U.S. is to break its headlong rush into failed statehood, it must begin by addressing the legitimate demands of the people this country has failed from its very inception.