The battle is and always has been a battle for the hearts and minds of white people in this country. The fight against racism is our issue. It’s not something that we’re called on to help people of color with. We need to become involved with it as if our lives depended on it because really, in truth, they do.
—Ann Braden 1924–2006), white civil rights activist and journalist
A Clarion Call for Collective Action to Combat Black Fatigue
The Black Lives Matter protests sparked by George Floyd’s murder in May 2020 started a new movement for racial justice. Floyd’s murder was the boiling point for centuries of injustices that I have highlighted ...