Black Mothers Share Thoughts On Defunding The Police And Raising Children In This Dangerous Political Climate
Raising Black children in a safe environment requires an anchoring in political awareness, Black joy and investment in community resources.
The "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star has been on the front lines this year, and her daughter is the reason.
Protests continue to demand justice for Jacob Blake, who was left paralyzed from the waist down after being shot by Kenosha police.
Gov. Bill Lee signed a law that would impose harsher penalties on certain types of protests, like illegally camping on state property.
Citing threats against herself, her family and her home, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot stood by the police presence around her home.
The shared histories between the Caribbean and the United States inform this moment of shared struggle and solidarity against white supremacy and violent police forces.
"The Real Housewives of Atlanta" star said she was literally "smacked in the face with racism."
"This is when you and y’all can stand together with the community...we need you," she told the soldiers.
Joe Biden went to a protest site in Wilmington, Delaware, noting "The only way to bear this pain is to turn all that anguish to purpose."
“I know ya’ll are mad, I’m mad, too,” Sam said as tears rolled down her face.
The uproar ensued after 20-year-old Brandon Webber was shot and killed by Wednesday night.