Before white privilege entered the lexicon, my dad taught me about it with a story I've been thinking a lot about lately. He used to work in customer service at a distribution center. Everyone worked out of one building. Warehouse workers, truck drivers, sales people, etc. 1/
I strongly DISAGREE with Drew Brees' comments. BUT the idea that Brees' is now 'racist', a 'terrible human being' and should be 'canceled' after all the good he has done in his life is a disgrace. Brees has EVERY right to an opinion even if its unpopular on the internet. https://t.co/3lNbSumulv
2. And again - argue with your mirror.
“But what will rioting solve?!” MN Public Schools and Parks and Rec have severed ties with MPD. Virginia is removing confederate monuments. LA voted to scrap 100-150 million from LAPD budget. Unions are refusing to work w/police ATL just voted against expanding jails.
RT @BornWitaCharm: Supporting blacklivesmatter movement is becoming trendy & a lot of companies are doing It to Harlem Shake their way out the pressure. Thank you for your donation. BUT STILL force them to take action WITHIN their own companies. Make sure WE are in these rooms.
There is a serious issue here... be very aware of how the media portrays athletes with views/opinions on social matters. One of these is not like the other...
RT @KentingtonClark: Long Island is literally one of the most segregated places in the US and it doesn’t get the attention it deserves likely because it’s in New York and it’s proximity to the city. But LI is incredibly racist and white supremacist is rampant and the country and world should know it. https://t.co/UtmAAkWCXD
The NCAA put out a statement recently on injustice and inequality. There are immediate actions the NCAA can take regarding recital inequality in enforcement, eligibility, opportunity and representation. Richard Lapchick writes here on representation. https://t.co/h178X3JwZx
RT @saquon: The protests are amazing and Inspiring. But please in 2 or 3 weeks when the protest are no longer happening. We still need change, we need to come together as a community and we need action! Racism and injustice can not exist!