“Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.
My White friends wanted to know what I was doing to ensure that my Black friends and families voted. Here is some tough love: 54% of White people voted for Donald Trump in 2016. Have we forgotten that? Look in the mirror: what are you doing to ensure less than 50% of your racial group votes for the current president?
Per the Pew Research Center, 2016 voter turn-out looked like this:
54% of White people voted for Trump vs. 39% for Clinton.
6% of Black people voted for Trump vs. …
“No family is perfect. We argue, we fight. We even stop talking to each other at times. But in the end, family is family. The love will always be there.” — Unknown
“I’ve gathered you all here tonight to tell you I plan to burn this mother down. I love you; I love you all, but I can’t do this anymore,” I said. …
“Being brave is not the absence of fear, being brave is having that fear but finding a way through it.” — Bear Grylls
223,000 Americans have died from COVID-19. Our federal government has given up — behaving as if COVID-19 is under control. It is not. We need a change. Predictions say that at least 60 million people will take advantage of early or mail-in voting in the 2020 elections. People want their votes counted so are taking advantage of all methods of voting.
The pandemic’s winter surge is here. Cases are growing again. There is no national plan as the virus rages. It doesn’t matter what your positivity numbers are; unless we get the pandemic under control, we are in deep yogurt. …