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Dear White People (Part 2)

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It’s me again.

You haven’t heard from me since the Ferguson street actions ended. A lot has happened since 2014 but not a lot has happened to actualize your commitment to racial justice. We still need to create the regional transformational change called for by the Ferguson Commission Report.

A major political and cultural shift to the right came with the election of donald trump as the 45th U.S. president. We’re coming up on the 5th anniversary of the Ferguson Uprising. This year will mark the 400th anniversary of my people’s kidnapping to these shores. How are we assessing our past and applying the hard-learned lessons to our future? Read more