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Racism Hurts All of Us

Our neighborhood group on San Francisco’s west side held a demonstration for Black lives and against police violence Sunday. The organizers provided blank poster board and markers for us to make our own signs. Most people wrote “Black Lives Matter” or “No Justice, No Peace,” but I wrote “Racism Hurts All of Us.” Was that a good thing?

My sign got a lot of appreciative nods and fists from other demonstrators and from passing drivers, but was it true? Racism is systemic discrimination against people based on their color, justified by a belief that they are inferior. That belief, without the…

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David Spero RN

David Spero RN

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Alive in this place and time to help Make Earth Sacred Again. Write about Nature, economics, health, politics, and spirit from Earths point of view.