Ohio trying to be first state to declare racism a public health crisis
Come through Ohio! Racism and anti-Blackness can kill physically, spiritually, mentally, economically, socially...Jesus the list is never ending!
Racism is a public health crisis. Pass it on.
Biden today said "there are a lot of different things that can change" about police training. One example he said was if cops are rushed by an "unarmed" person "with a knife or something" the cops could "shoot them in the leg instead of the heart is a very different thing."
Father of Mass Incarceration says what⁉️ 🤦🏾♀️
Protesting lethal police violence and impunity during a pandemic isn't irresponsible. It's brave.
Indiscriminate firing of chemical weapons designed to make mucous membranes freak out during a pandemic that is spread through aerosolized droplets of mucus? That's bio warfare.
I’m in my 40s—I’ve been on these streets for years, & I’ve seen a lot. But there were kids out there w/ us last night. I couldn’t leave until I knew they were all safe—so I didn’t. I stayed through tear gas, pepper spray, rubber bullets, & smoke bombs. I stayed through gunshots.
If people are making more money from unemployment than their actual jobs, wouldn’t you think that’s a good signal to, I don’t know...raise wages to a living amount like $15-$22/hr?
People out here getting crumbs and that’s a cake compared to working for nothing.
Do not fall for the mainstream media’s coverage of this protest.
Militarized police all over this country are violently charging at peaceful protestors, shooting rubber bullets, spraying them with harmful gases, arresting&detaining people doing nothing wrong.
Our country doesn’t have a justice system. It has a carceral system. One that is designed, built and held together by white supremacy. That isn’t something we can reform. It’s something we must tear down and rebuild together.
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George Floyd’s murder is not only an outrage. It is the latest manifestation of a system that callously devalues the lives of Black people. Our struggle is and always has been about justice—not justice on paper, but real justice in the real lives of real people.