The need for an equity audit at the Evanston Public Library is clearer than ever.
Evanstonians and supporters call on Mayor Hagerty to address EPL's contempt for racial equity audit.
Silencing marginalized people/groups and blaming them for any problem is a key function of white supremacy, so why do we keep doing it?
"A fair-minded person would have to ask, why this level of intense and vindictive action now? Why this apparent shoring up of charges, based on manipulations of the facts?"
"My brain is fried and I have so many words that I feel them winding around me like chains of lament, constricting me." So where do we go from here?
State of Our Communities invited community members to declare their core values, their resistance and action steps in this new administration.
What happens when police involvement derails true solidarity?
I hope my thoughts can be a catalyst for love, understanding, empathy, compassion and unity.