Tag: Black Lives Matter

  • I See and It’s Not Nearly Enough

    Black header to support Black lives matter

    “I see how police officers and forces and governments react when they are challenged for their violent policies and racist behaviors. I see how they empower and embrace white supremacy groups and vigilantes while targeting Black people, people of color, peaceful and agitated demonstrators. I see how so many Americans have opinions about rioting and looting but stay quiet about the murders, violence, and oppression that prompted the latest historic demonstrations and remonstrations.”

  • Recommended: “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” by Frederick Douglass

    Frederick Douglass ca. 1879

    Professor Geta LeSeur at the University of Arizona introduced me to Frederick Douglass’s “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” speech, a speech I now read or watch being read every year on this day.