TRY THE FUCK HARDER: YOU ONLY HAVE YOUR CHAINS TO LOSE (HOW TO RESPOND TO A LYNCHING THREAT)
I originally posted this yesterday (November 5 2015) but didn’t realize that after migrating my website to a new host, I did not migrate the subscribers! So, you may have missed this one.
Berkeley High students on UC Berkeley Campus, protesting racist and lynching threats that occurred at their high school. November 5 2015.
[I originally posted this yesterday (November 5 2015) but didn’t realize that after migrating my website to a new host, I did not migrate the subscribers! So, you may have missed this one.]
I am at my cubicle when a coworker comes to me and says that hundreds of Berkeley high school students are protesting and marching through the Cal campus. It is noon on November 5 2015. She says there were racist and lynching threats towards Black students at Berkeley High School.
By the hundreds…
As they shouted that all we had to lose
I am Hopeful
That many ones
To obliterate the hate and vitriol towards Black bodies
and a reminder
that this is the responsibility of
My daughter turned 2 years old today. What a powerful and loving gift from them to create a safer future now for her.
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