Grandmothers Mothers and Women (GMW), The TAPESTRY of True American History Means: Weaving together Past, Presence and Future.
African Americans are largely the descendants of enslaved people who were brought from their African homelands by force to work in the New World. Their rights were severely limited, and they were long denied a rightful share in the economic, social, and political progress of the United States.
Conservative Americans are losing their minds in their efforts to only talk about American history that does not show how cruel One human being was capable of treating another. But, it happened and there’s nothing they can do to erase it.
So, Institutional racism, is the norm, rooted in societies history. It’s also known as systemic racism, a form of racism that is embedded in the laws and regulations of a society or an organization. It manifests as discrimination in areas, such as criminal justice, employment, housing, health care, education and political representation. The term institutional racism was first coined in 1967 by Stokely, Carmichael and Charles V Hamilton, in black power, the politics of liberation.
Over 200 hundred students at a Tuscaloosa, Ala., high school walk out of school in protest of being told they could not talk about American or Blacks contributions to American History before 1970.
Truman McCollom , a young Black man tased in an ambulance 6 times by Killeen, Tx., Police Officers , after having a seizure in his car at Burger King. He crashed his car, deploying both air bags.
Our police officers don’t need more training, just being held accountable for their behavior. Get rid of qualified immunity. And see how fast the Blue culture changes.
GMW we must be about the changes we want for our future, and the future of our children. economically , socially , and politically.