The words being heard around the world right now… I CAN’T BREATHE
I’m angered by the events that have happened; I’m saddened by them. I feel disappointed, helpless, and scared. And that is just the tip of the iceberg. It’s likely that you are feeling the same way, whether a person of color or an ally. All of our hearts are heavy as we process what has happened in our city.
I ask you to use those emotions, don’t be just burdened by them. While it is an awkward and uncomfortable topic, it needs to be talked about and processed. Don’t be afraid to discuss it, to bring it up. Not talking about this can further the reasons these tragedies continue to happen.
With that being said and wanting to support our community as a whole, I also wanted to pass along some resources:
Combating -isms for allies (Anti-Racism resources):