Most Americans remain unaware that 300 plus Black Americans were massacred and buried in mass graves around this American city, while the assailants, a white mob, looted and burned their homes and businesses to the ground in the early part of the twentieth century in a midwestern all-black town.
As a white woman, I’ve listened to black and brown members of my community talk, for years, about their fears when their child walks out of their home, car keys in hand, to begin the dangerous activity of driving while brown. We’ve all heard these fears so often, but have we become immune to them? Why haven’t we been able to step into their shoes and change their reality?
Taking a stance against House Bill 2597 is nothing short of a noble act that few Republican politicians are willing to publicly object for fear of being alienated by their base. Cleary Mayor Holt understands that the bill will inevitably endanger the lives of every Oklahoman at grocery stores, schools, churches, including our law enforcement officers and should be repealed. He displayed his level of concern for his city by being public to his huge social media following.
Since the beginning of his quest for the White House, I have seen Mr. O’Rourke demonstrate that he can be an anti-racist advocate. And I think that’s a big deal. In a recent tweet, he shared, “It is not enough not to be racist. We have to be anti-racist. We have to shut down white supremacy, domestic terrorism, and white nationalism.”
In each episode, “Blerds” follows the lives of these close friends who not only had a hard time navigating their teens but just like high school, each one is trying like hell to survive and make sense of their adulthood, filled with the added responsibilities of parenthood, marriage, finances and making the tough decision to either set aside their dreams in order to conform, “grow up and get a real job”, or follow their dreams at all costs!
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The passionate pleas for humanity were overshadowed by a crowd of 287g supporters who fashioned red, white and blue clothing as they argued against allowing undocumented immigrants to remain in Tulsa.