BLM Wants You to Dream of a Black Xmas, but They're Missing the Whole Point
2 UK police were fired for taking photos of 2 murdered Black sisters and calling them "dead birds" while guarding the crime scene in 2020. Police refused to launch a search for Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman when they went missing in London, forcing family to search themselves.
Sergeant Ratana died after being shot allegedly by a handcuffed suspect at Croydon Custody Centre in south London. Around 200 officers, dressed in black ceremonial uniform, lined the route of the procession leading to the chapel. Get the latest news:
“We have 1.7 million merchants on the platform who generated about $2.9 billion in sales on Black Friday,” @Shopify Managing Director for North America Ritu Khanna says. “Year-over-year growth has indicated globally that we are seeing a 21% increase for Black Friday [from 2020]”
[NEW GUEST BLOG POST] Domestic Violence Agencies Must Interrogate Violence Against Black Women So Real Healing Can Begin
To be silent is to be complicit. Black lives matter. We have a platform, and we have a duty to our Black members, employees, creators and talent to speak up.
If you’re unbothered or mildly bothered by the 1st knee, but outraged by the 2nd, then, in my father’s words, you’re “more devoted to order than to justice.” And more passionate about an anthem that supposedly symbolizes freedom than you are about a Black man’s freedom to live.