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“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous words serve as a reminder that the fight for racial justice is not over until every Black person enjoys the same rights, respect and opportunities as the white population. George, Breonna, Ahmaud, Botham, Walter, Akai, Laquan, Eric, Trayvon and countless others deserve better than to be reduced to hashtags as the privileged move on to their next white savior cause. If you are truly committed to bringing about change, consider this the beginning of your journey, not the end.

“Privilege means that you owe a debt…

Marie Bergqvist

An activist and progressivist, Marie works at an NYC-based public education nonprofit and holds an MSc in Sustainability & Management from University of London.

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