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Silence is not an option

I wish I had another reason to write about this. I wish I had a positive outcome, a revolutionary one, a permanent solution to the abuse of power. But unfortunately, not only we, but generations before us, have persistently watched the exploitation of the rights of the black community. Racism is a crime that we’ve witnessed over and over live from the 24/7 news to walking down the street in our own communities. It’s disturbing to even comprehend how we (society) normalized this problem over so many generations.

What’s happening right now is more than a wake-up call. It’s a necessary act for change. We must amplify the voices and the issues of the black community. We are accountable to the people that we help, and we want to keep improving our awareness and our education. To help the one’s in need I’ll leave here some useful information that I’ve used in the last couple of days. Donate, share, support. Don’t stay silent.

Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/

National Bail Fund Network: https://www.communityjusticeexchange.org/nbfn-directory

Campaign Zero: https://www.joincampaignzero.org/

Know your Rights Camp: https://www.knowyourrightscamp.com/

The Loveland Foundation: https://thelovelandfoundation.org/

The Marsha P. Johnson Institute: https://marshap.org/

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund: https://www.naacpldf.org/

Color of Change: https://colorofchange.org/

Black Futures Lab: https://blackfutureslab.org/