Times have not changed, but it's time that we do.
It is our task to now fulfill that dream and bring it to life through action.
America, Be true to what you said on paper.
Apple commits $100 million to minority education, business development.
989 people have been shot and killed by police in the past year. Black Americans are shot at a disproportionate rate- More than twice as much as White Americans.
It's not new, but we are so tired. It's not right, it will never be. Your only job was to serve and protect, never to end me.
Let's take a moment to breathe. The anxiety, fear and chaos can be consuming. Take a moment to slow everything down. Your mind belongs to you and you deserve control of it. Check out this app on mindfulness and take back control of your peace today.
The NAACP has been an advocate for our progress, inclusion and equality since it's inception. There are many resources for families, businesses and info on the community outreach. Click below to find our more about the NAACP and how you can get involved today.
Have you always wondered where your family came from? Ancestry.com has one of the largest databases for Census & Military records. You may feel that you know very little, but you'll be surprised how far that little can go. Just start with yourself and go from there.
Our heritage was lost in the wake of selfishness and cruelty. We cannot change our history, but we can give the voiceless a voice. Have a knack for reading & writing? Help transcribe more than 1.5 million pages from the Freedmen's Bureau records today!
If you have experienced discrimination from the Police anywhere in the US, file a civil rights complaint as soon as possible. In more circumstances, you have only one year from the date of the incident to do so.
History was written by the oppressor. We came from something organic, vibrant, powerful and kind. It is critical that we own our narrative so we can embody a culture our ancestors would be proud of. A culture built on truth and love, not oppression.
Black Americans have nowhere to go and nowhere to stay. We never chose to come here, yet have been rejected and denied humanity since. We feel persecuted & alone, hopeless and down. Yet we rise with the world by our side. More human than our oppressors with more life than death can contain.
Let's put our good together and make better. Help us to help everyone.