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The system doesn't want racism to end it just want you to stop talking about it
Quotes: "Something lives only as long as the last person who remembers it. My people have come to trust memory over history. Memory, like fire, is radiant and immutable, while history serves only those who seek to control it, those who douse the flame of memory in order to put out the dangerous fire of Truth. Beware these men, for they are dangerous and unwise. Their false history is written in the blood of those who might remember and seek the Truth." ---Floyd "Red Crow" Westerman.
soulfulremixed: Steve Biko was the founder of the Black Consciousness Movement in South Africa. In 1968 he cofounded the all-black South African Students’ Organisation. The organisation’s message spread from campuses to the general community, and in 1972 Biko helped found the Black People’s Convention. He was arrested many times for his anti-apartheid work and in 1977, died from injuries while in police custody.
For years the U.S. government allowed racist white lynch mobs to murder Black men, women and children for practically nothing. The lynchings were so absurd one could argue that Black people’s lives were little to no value at all. In fact, between 1882 and 1930 in just the 10 southern U.S. states of Florida, Tennessee, Arkansas, […]
63 Black Harvard Students Share Their Experiences In A Powerful Photo Project this is worth your time....for continued conscious raising in our wonderful diverse country, The strength IN THIS believe is what well save us from the long slippery slope downward. The people, the 99%. the power is in us granting each other open acceptance and respect.