As we wrap up our monthly focus on Intersectionality, this post caught our eye as a perfect example of what we’ve been talking about this month.
Black kids that have suffered from gun violence have been given a very different response than this group of privileged, mostly white, kids in Parkland.
Why is that and how do we change it? Recognizing this, understanding it, and taking steps to ensure all voices are heard is critical.
In this video clip, Trevor Noah points out part of the answer:
These kids are modeling behavior for how those of us who have privilege and resources use it to accomplish change. They know who the original lessons came from. They know it and act on it, we should too.
Next time a young black man is shot and killed, we need to proclaim #EnoughIsEnough because #BlackLivesMatter too.