White silence is white consent.
“Silence is no longer acceptable”.
“It’s not a black and white issue. It’s right versus wrong.”
It’s time for white residents to speak up and stand with the black community in the fight to dismantle racism.
It’s time for you to decide: Which side are you on? You’re either on the side that is actively fighting to end violent, systemic racism or you’re helping maintain the original sin.
“As long as we’re silent as white people, the violence continues. If all of us came together and said this is enough, it would stop. There would be no way it would continue if we all said this is enough”.
“George Floyd’s story has been the story of black folks. Because ever since 401 years ago, the reason we could never be who we wanted and dreamed to be is you kept your knee on our neck,” the Rev. Al Sharpton said in a fierce eulogy. “It’s time for us to stand up in George’s name and say, ‘Get your knee off our necks!’”
Mill Valley mayor apologizes after backlash to Black Lives Matter comment.
Community members are criticizing how Mayor Sashi Mcentee responded. “It is our council policy that we do not take action on issues that are not of immediate local importance,” Mcentee said, “But we appreciate hearing everybody’s comments.” Read more here.
Matthew McConaughey Asks the Only Question White People Should Be Asking Right Now.
Then, the actor got to the heart of the issue for white people as a whole: “Someone like me, how can I do better as a human? How can I do better as a man? How can I do better as a white man?” read more here.
CrossFit CEO steps down after release of controversial Zoom call.
“We’re not mourning for George Floyd — I don’t think me or any of my staff are,” according to a full recording of the Zoom meeting that was sent to BuzzFeed News. Read more here.
What to do if you’re White, by Broke-Ass Stuart.
So now that we’ve established that you’re anti-racist and anti-fascist, and that it’s important that you actively declare yourself so, what do you do next? Read more here.