Our children (Republican, Democrat, or Independent) are worth far more than that.
We are their only outstanding obstacle to unabated rule.
As long as we have the luxury of ignoring the difficult reality of America, we’ll be perpetuating it.
This can still be the year equality and diversity and love and justice and compassion bring a beautiful plot twist to a really long and incredibly sad story.
I’ve heard you say it and I’ve seen you tweet it, but I wonder what it means to you.
Because this isn’t about a cause, it’s about human beings.
White Americans need to reckon with the reality.
As infectious and pervasive as it is, this pandemic is proving to be the least of our sicknesses.
That’s the thing about the “personal freedom” you seem to be missing: it was never supposed to be just about you.
Sometimes life necessitates a decisive choice; something that pushes you to a side because humanity demands it.
We cannot keep a tenuous peace with this darkness and illness a single day more.
It is time we stopped talking about opening America, and started healing it.
You’ve been changed by these days and you can’t unchange yourself.
If there’s anything good found in seeing so many leave this place with such velocity and randomness, it can be that we make sure we don’t procrastinate living another minute more.
This is what the Religious Right really thinks about human life: if the price is right, it is all expendable.
It needed to come to this for millions of people to even begin to wake up?