It’s Friday. Alton Sterling. Philando Castile. Say their names.
It’s been a discouraging week. Here’s one policy-focused resource on how to be part of a movement to show #BlackLivesMatter:
- Here are a handful of pieces of writing about this violence by poc I’ve been reading:
From Maisha Z. Johnson at everyday feminism: 5 Facts That Will Absolutely Infuriate You About Police and Racist Violence
From Roxane Gay, writing for the New York Times, Alton Sterling and When Black Lives Stop Mattering
From Justin C. Cohen at Fusion, Advice for White Folks, in the Wake of the Police Killing of a Black Person
By Kenrya Rankin, from ColorLines, Philando Castille is 123rd Black Person Killed by Police This Year
By Ijeoma Oluo at Ravishly, What You Can Do Right Now About Police Brutality