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Black Lives Matter: A Guide by Start: Empowerment

Updated: Jun 6



Words from @Vrye on ig. Policing is violent, anti-black, settler institution that originated as slave patrols.Their primary mandate is to protect property and to military enforce white supremacist capitalism. They are doing their jobs as they are trained and paid to do. You can't fix what ins't broken - thats why we fight for police and prison abolition.


Below are some resources on how to take action.


1. An updated database of all protests happening across the U.S. by Youth Climate Strike.

https://docs.google.com/document/u/2/d/e/2PACX-1vSc21IFAQipNs9ReAzR_z_MuwqEsJk-LCDZ9l1jfBDcgny0pqQxL86IgNfJFjJOV6DkTMg39hl3ZyCY/pub


2. ACTION STEPS

3. Readings/education on racism in the U.S, policing, and the criminal justice system.

"If you are neutral in situations of injustice you have chosen the side of the oppressor" - Desmond Tutu


In Solidarity,

Alexia & Kiersten

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