I believe in equality and feel everyone should get treated the same. This connects to my dream job of creating a free medical health clinic because no matter who the person is they will be treated no differently than anyone else of any race or class.
Second unfriendly reminder that not only is race a huge factor, but so is gender. The black kid may have robbed a convenience store, but the white kid *only* raped a girl. And we all know how our country views rape.
We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color. - Maya Angelou Quote by Nate Williams Illustration and Hand Lettering
These people are holding signs that are general stereotypes towards their race. Whether people believe these things or not, they have a drastic impact on an individuals life. Stereotypes is an oversimplified fixed idea of an individual.
I love that: "if you can't see why we're saying 'black lives matter' you're part of the problem." And let's be honest, a LOT of the people saying "all lives matter" sure don't act like any life BUT THEIR OWN matters.
The Council of Federated Organization was founded in Jackson, Mississippi in 1962, COFO included the statewide organizations of three national civil rights groups, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) led by Bob Moses, the CongressThe Council of Federated Organization was founded in Jackson, Mississippi in 1962, COFO included the statewide organizations of three national civil rights groups, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) led by Bob Moses, the Congress…
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Portrait of Octavius Catto, a 19th century Philadelphia African-American who led campaigns for racial equality in voting, transportation, military service and baseball. He was murdered in his early thirties by white racists.