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If calls to “defund the police” or “abolish the police” make you nervous, please lean into the discomfort and do some more learning on the subject. Think of it first as an opportunity to learn, not as an opportunity to share about how good of a cop your Uncle Mike is.

If it felt easy this week to post a Black Lives Matter hashtag or a blackout pic or a mural of George Floyd on Instagram, and that you and your company “support Black Lives Matter and stand in solidarity with the Black community,” but it makes you nervous to post in support of defunding the police or abolishing the police or realizing that you don’t even know exactly what that means, DO NOT TURN AWAY IN FEAR. …


Smiley Poswolsky

Author of The Quarter-Life Breakthrough. Speaker. Millennial workplace expert.

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