On the global stage, America is the exception, but not in the way we would like to believe.
With Black Lives Matter in the midst of an unprecedented moment, now is the perfect time to read “The Movement Action Plan” — a model for understanding the long arc of movements.
“They deserve a full investigation and given the context of this history … that we look at them more than three days, and then that they are looked at as a whole.”
Let’s return to that idea: we shall arm the militia, and no one else. The Militia shall be comprised of all races and sexes. No one – not even the police – shall have guns.
When Trump calls coronavirus the ‘China Virus’ he INTENTIONALLY stirs up racism against Asian Americans.
Juneteenth is “much more complicated and much more complex than is traditionally presented,” increased recognition of the day “provides an opportunity to have a thorough remembrance of this horrific system that was slavery.”
The future is upon us, but it must be one that we can choose and see ourselves in. This requires a local, national, and global effort.
Or how the American century ends...
We need to reimagine a political and economic system that values humanity and builds prosperity for every American. Let’s get to work.
Beautiful Trouble examines the principles and theories guiding this growing insurrection in defense of Black lives.