I’ll keep this short because as the title …
My next thought after learning that Joe Biden was declared the winner was: “This win is impermanent. Right now, nearly half of our population feels how Hillary Clinton supporters felt in 2016. Trump supporters are scared, mourning, and angry. This could easily be “us” again in 2024.”
If you’re considering voting for a third-party candidate (Bernie or dear goddess Kanye West) in the 2020 Election, I ask you: please don’t.
Yet another opportunity for a Black person to get justice did not happen. What do we do? Get uncomfortable, folks. Back your “oneness” up with actions that benefit all humanity.
There so much you can do. Volunteer. Make phone calls. Donate money. Talk with family and friends about politics (as it turns out: having conversations is the most effective way to sway an undecided voter).
I don’t know the answers, but I know something needs to change. Being part of a wall of moms was something I could do.
Meet Shawandra Ford: a Memphis-based yoga instructor and owner of Brwnskn Yoga who’s on mission to share what yoga and meditation have given her: mental and physical strength, flexibility, and fearlessness.
I have come to realize now that women here in the U.S. are as angry and frustrated at the inequalities in our society as what I see going back home.
Meet Gabby Salinas: a three-time pediatric cancer survivor and running for Tennessee House District 97! Her signature issue remains the same: expanding Medicaid in Tennessee so everyone can have access to healthcare and rural hospitals will stop closing.
Many white people want to wish racism away or proudly proclaim their lack of ability to see color. To know and do better, we must confront white privilege.