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Some days are just plain demoralizing. So tonight I’m writing letters to voters in Texas, asking them to vote in November. Want to join me? Sign up with Vote Forward. https://votefwd.org
Today I learned about the violent and racist origins of American policing from this episode of Throughline. If you are at all interested in history, give the Throughline podcast a listen. I’m consistently impressed with their level of research. https://overcast.fm/+Ys-wlWBhs
The now of June 2020: https://cygnoir.net/2020/06/28/the-now-of-june-2020/
Read: So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
This book should be required reading for all white Americans trying to educate ourselves about systemic racism. It is not an easy read, nor should it be. https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/3345854503
There is so much we must do to dismantle white supremacy. But there are so many ways to help! If you’re thinking, “I need to educate myself first,” then have I got a resource for you! Your library card is one tool in this fight. Ask me how to use it! https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co
Posted @withregram • @ijeomaoluo Repost from @dopequeenpheebs
Today #BreonnaTaylor would have turned 27 years old. She would have been celebrating with friends and loved ones and just being carefree and joyful like every black person has the right to be. Instead, on March 13th, she wa... https://honk.cygnoir.net/2020/06/05/posted-withregram-ijeomaoluo.html
📚 Currently Reading: So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
Yesterday, as I obsessively watched the news, my hold on this library ebook was finally ready. It is a challenging and necessary read. I am learning so much. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/53249847-so-you-want-to-talk-about-race
An important read right now. 🔗 Librarians Under Pandemic Duress: Layoffs, Napkin Masks, and Fear of Retaliation https://bookriot.com/2020/04/24/librarians-under-pandemic-duress/
An ever-molting black swan. Reader, writer, library director, over-enunciator. Listening + Unlearning. Opinions are my own. She/her. #BlackLivesMatter
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