#OTD 1977, Karen Farmer became the 1st Black member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Her ancestor, Private William Hood, fought in the American Revolutionary War. @TodaysDAR is doing research on forgotten patriots such as Hood. #FridayFeeling
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.