I reblog this article as a small way to ‘be the change we want to see in the world’ to raise awareness of ways we can help:
“It’s like someone getting killed during a funeral service.” – Scott Woods
I do not want to hide behind whiteness or succumb to numbness. So I am going to tell you a story — a story of white privilege. My own.
“Castile is at least the 506th person shot and killed by police so far in 2016, according to a Washington Post database that tracks such shootings.” :: read more
These are people’s LIVES. Not hashtags, not statistics. LIVES. The insanity of sanctioned racism and murder has got to stop. This would never have gone down this way if he, Philando Castile, his girlfriend (who was HANDCUFFED while police “sorted things out” — this after she watched her boyfriend die of four gunshot wounds), and her four-year-old daughter had been white. If you don’t believe me, you are part of the problem.
A few weeks ago, I got pulled…
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