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Ice Cream Activism
Those who know me, know I love people, travel and food. One of my favorite foods is ice cream. My favorite ice cream is Ben and Jerry's because even before it was a "thing" they have always spoken truth to power. Here is a walk through American history through the eyes of enslaved people and the impact on their descendants.
What We Believe: From Slavery to Mass Incarceration
Slavery Made America
What it Means to Celebrate Juneteenth
Jim Crow Laws
Interactive Map of Redlining in America
How the U.S. Government Segregated America
SubPrime Housing Lending Impact on Black Americans
Prison Labor and the 13th Amendment
Angola: A Short History
Why Blacks Have Struggled for Decades to Gain Wealth
Prison Policy: Mass Incarceration
A History in Support of Reparations
Transforming the Criminal Justice System
7 Ways We Know Systemic Racism is Real
Netflix: "13th" the Movie
Racism Has Cost the U.S. Economy $16 Trillion
Courageous Reads and Outreach
Recommended Books and Articles
Reparations Are Past Due
Jeremiah Chapman and Tom Steyer
NYTs Special Report
Lisa Sharon Harper
The Time is Now
How to Be an Antiracist
Dr. Ibram Kendi
Our Courage in History - Inauguration 2021
Faith, Monuments and Black Lives Matter
Courageous Conversation Podcast
In The Matter of Black Lives
Rev. Dr. Jaqueline Lewis
"Speaking Truth to Power - Faith in Action"
2021 Presidential Inauguration Poem by the 1st Youth National Poet Laureate:
Take the Courageous Pledge!
✓I Seek Equity NOT Revenge
✓ I Will No Longer Participate in My Own Dehumanization
✓I Will Not Expose Myself to the Repetitive Trauma of Civil War Relics and Mindsets
✓I Will Call Others Into Accountability for Their Silence
"Silence is Compliance and Willful Acceptance"
✓I Will Call Out Those in My Community Who Behave in a Manner that Does Not Demonstrate Humane Behavior
✓ I Will Address Dehumanizing Questions Directly
✓I Will Practice Empathy & Activism
✓I Will Do My Part
Every day I will educate myself in the specific area of racial reconciliation and renewal.
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