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Say his name…
“Hell You Talmbout” by Janelle Monáe
“In the days since four Minneapolis Police Department officers killed George Floyd, hundreds of demonstrations have broken out around the country. Race Forward stands in solidarity with the millions who have marched to demand justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and for those Black lives who have been taken prematurely by police brutality. We join their condemnation of all forms of racist violence, whether state or state-sanctioned or from individuals and groups. We join the call for the arrest and prosecution of all four officers involved in this merciless murder…” Read more
Diverse Fort Collins stands in solidarity with our Black and African American community members.
“What can I do to help?”
See the Resources and Events pages for a few ideas.
“His Name is Shiloh. He’s My Son.”
By CSU alumna DeEtta Jones
“Every day I think about race. Actually, racism. For the past 12 years, since my son was born, it’s top of mind on a daily basis. I was born to a white mother and black father long before the prevalence of bi-and multi-racial celebrities and public figures.
“I remember taking road trips with my parents and younger sisters to family gatherings in Arkansas. I remember being pulled over by police and my father harassed for being with a white woman.
“I remember my mother being called a nigger lover. I remember being taunted as a young person or being preyed upon by older men who considered me exotic. It was awful, and even my parents’ love couldn’t shield me from the ugliness of the world…” Read more
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See the Events page for upcoming discussions and stay tuned for more coming soon.
All welcome. Let’s co-create an inclusive community!