you decide NOT to participate in protests: the fruition of our - and
all the womyn who came before us - decades of hard work!
it is YOUNG womyn front and center, loud and clear on the streets
today! It is Black womyn, brown womyn, First Nation womyn, Asian womyn -
and white womyn!
seen young womyn step up and lead. I've seen young womyn grab the
megaphone out of men's hands & inform them they need to step back.
I've seen young womyn with unamplified beautiful clear strong voices project over the shuffling, chanting, excited crowd.
I've seen the crowds of womyn and men follow these womyn's lead: some
reluctantly, some questioning, but most willingly and happily.
to give yourself the blank check of inaction made out to "if only
protestors made if comfortable and 'safe' for me", is to totally embrace
your privilege and thru your lack of participation, you join the
violent side that everyday proclaims Black lives do NOT matter.
refuse to step out your door because you fear your life is in danger is
indefensible to the people who's lives REALLY are in danger: Black men
are 21 times more likely to be murdered by police than white men. I
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