When the center moves, a counter-culture of opposition and imagination is produced. And this is where the real business of a paradigm shift is created. —Sarah Schulman Learning our history is resistance! Thanks for taking this journey with me. Now go write your story! Today in LGBT History – February 28 1656 – The
What are we to make of a society in which young children have a greater sense of moral courage and social responsibility than the zombie adults who make the laws that fail to invest in and protect the lives of present and future generations. First step, expose their lies, make their faces public, use the
Teacher @Mrsbowmanocsa asked to be armed with funding for a school psychologist, mandatory school counselors, and funding to create smaller class sizes so she can get to better know her students. She said the above are the things she really needs. At no point did she ask for a firearm. Learning our history is resistance!
Children no longer have a safe space in America, a country saturated in violence as a spectacle, sport, and deadly acts of domestic terrorism. Any defense for the proliferation of guns, especially those designed for war, is criminal. This is the discourse of political corruption, a government in the hands of the gun lobbies, and
We need to recognize the way that racism, sexism, power dynamics, and classism (among others) impacts the way our media, celebrities, and public embrace some activists fighting for their lives and the lives of others, and dismiss other activists altogether. We need to understand that our culture is toxic for everyone, including those committing violent
“The best thing for us to do is ignore him and to continue fighting our fight, the fight he refuses to acknowledge,” calling Trump’s words “disgraceful” —-student Emma Gonzalez when asked about Trump’s tweets. Learning our history is resistance! Thanks for taking this journey with me. Now go write your story!
To every politician who is taking donations from the NRA, shame on you. —Emma Gnzales, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Learning our history is resistance! Thanks for taking this journey with me. Now go write your story! Today in LGBT History – February 20 1927 – Roy Cohn (February 20, 1927 –
“We will march; our voices will be heard…” —Stoneman Douglas high school student Learning our history is resistance! Thanks for taking this journey with me. Now go write your story! Today in LGBT History – February 19 1917 – American novelist Carson McCullers (February 19, 1917 – September 29, 1967) is born. . She was an American