“Selma” & “Just Mercy” are Streaming Free Until the End of June
“Through this work, I’ve learned that each of us is more than the worst thing that we’ve ever done; that the opposite of poverty isn’t wealth, the opposite of poverty is justice; that the character of our nation isn’t reflected on how we treat the rich and the privileged, but how we treat the poor, the disfavored, and condemned…” -Bryan Stevenson, Just Mercy
Black lives matter. Purely and simply. The fact that in 2020 this is still a point of debate shows how little we have progressed.
For too long we have ignored the injustices that have plagued the United States since its inception. Now the George Floyd movement is making it impossible to ignore any longer. It is forcing a national dialogue about systemic racism, police brutality, the criminal justice system, the for-profit prison system, and systemic poverty. This movement isn’t just about having a conversation, but about listening to Black people and hearing what they experience and endure on a daily basis.
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