Working with and for young people for progressive change. Runs @HigherEdNotDebt. Project of @amprog. #OurVoteOurVoice #Fight4AFuture
Following a week of protests across the country to demand justice for Black Americans killed at the hands of police and an overhaul of a policing system rooted in racism and violence, our ED @BrentJCohen released the following statement. Find it in full: https://genprogress.org/press-listings/statement-police-violence-against-protesters-underlines-need-to-dismantle-systems-built-on-white-supremacy/
There’s a lot of talk this morning about the Trump administration’s actual record in Black communities.
Well, we at @CAPTalksRace have actually been keeping track. Here’s a sampling:
"Love is a word another kind of open—
As a diamond comes into a knot of flame
I am black because I come from the earth's inside
Take my word for jewel in your open light."
– "Coal", Audre Lorde, 1997
If you‘re up to it, reply to this tweet with your favorite poem(s) by a Black poet.
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