On Kente Cloth: The Appropriation of Our Sacred Symbols

You must have really thought that you were doing something Dressed in our symbols of liberation You must have really thought that you could easily put them on Adorn yourself in our garments And that we would applaud and champion your efforts Think that you were really down for the cause And committed to end …

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George Floyd and Hoping for Systems Change

A reflection I wrote a few years ago keeps ringing in my ears as I think about what work will look like tomorrow and from here on out. For the last four years, I have worked for the City of Minneapolis on issues of "equity," and for the last four years, it has felt like …

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