The problem is not police terror against Blacks…

Or Hispanics.

Or Native Americans.

And when we define the issue in these terms (such as Black Lives Matter) we are playing into the hands of power…it’s just another way to keep us pitted against one another as the status quo becomes further entrenched.

It is up to us, the people, to reframe these issues at a higher more inclusive level if we wish to see the social transformation we need to survive.

Chris Hedges does an admirable job of discussing these issues in ways that are inclusive of all the people being oppressed, rather than attempting to give victim status to any one group or another.

State Terror Against People of Color, by Chris Hedges

Bridging the gap between the public and the academy.

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