This weekend I wrote an advocacy letter, voted to fund the library, went to a "focus group" and read a children's book.
Lincoln Parish Schools superintendent Mike Milstead doesn't think systemic racism exists in Lincoln Parish or its schools. Facts say otherwise.
Kids are never too young to see or talk about race, injustice, and freedom. Here are some resources to help them.
Mostly free to download, watch, or access references on policing, police abolition, transformative justice, and uprisings in America.
This sounded like many a Facebook discussion to me. "Why should I pay for this? Bootstraps, amirite!?" But it's my ethical responsibility to advocate, so here's my answer.
Here's what I wrote on Bill Cassidy and Jacky Rosen's SMARTWATCH Data Act and Cedric Richmond's Beyond the Box for Education Act of 2019.
AKA "I don't think 'cancel culture' means what you think it means, and you might want to love it."
We have a duty to reclaim humanity so fiercely that we don't find joy in ICE, prisons, or prison contracts and no more Roylan Hernandez Diaz's are detained or erased.