When George Zimmerman murdered Trayvon Martin, I was appalled by the number of people in my circle who blamed the victim for that crime. "Well, Zimmerman was scared. You can't blame him for defending himself." Zimmerman was scared? What about Trayvon? How could anyone not see that a teenage boy stalked by a full-grown man … Continue reading Say Their Names, but Also Create Change
Basic research often doesn't have an immediately apparent value, but scientific knowledge is incremental, and minute discoveries in one field often have a butterfly effect and can lead to major innovations decades later.
When we talk about race and racism in America, we all too often point at the other side and say, “they ought to….” We all too rarely look at ourselves and thinking about what we ought to do.
Saturday's March will be the first steps in a new paradigm of resistance to the current Administration as a means of restoring the principle, and hopefully the practice, of equal footing for all.