Most of the world thinks American slavery ended with the Emancipation Proclamation that was signed by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1st, 1863.
Buy Black, Education Too -- @chattyantisoc
We understand that our ancestors overstood the value of education. There is no greater illustration than reading stories of them risking their lives to learn and teach reading and writing. We understand that education dictates poverty and poverty dictates crime. Therefore, it ain’t hard to tell why schools in our neighborhoods are intentionally defunded.
I deal with many of the same realities that other people involved in the movement are dealing with. At this point there's a strong sense of exhaustion in the air; this time of year you may find it's critical to press reset and enter the summer fully refreshed. Unfortunately, we all know this is easier said than done.