It’s either that you accept this has been going on for centuries so therefore there’s nothing to be done and you pray you get lucky to be born in the hierarchy of privilege as white, straight, brown, black, wealthy, male, middle class, etc…or you think we have the capacity to love and rebalance the world. What is it for you?
There’s so much to read but there’s this: “The Brief and Tragic Life of Kalief Browder. Numbers alone can’t convey what the justice system does to the individual black body.” Also there’s this: “The Dehumanization of Black Children.” Here’s a research paper Kalief had written about the history of solitary confinement. Finally, this interview of Kalief with Marc Lamont Hill on Huff Po Live is a must watch.
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