Every work place
Has that one person that is negative
But not really contributing
You quickly learn to ignore them
And continue YOUR path
Life is the same,
It’s easy to criticise and throw stones
Tell other people how they should be responding or helping…
But that’s not real activism
I encourage you to look at yourself
To keep the faith
To get in your communities
Listen to stories
Vote VOTE VOTE
Local elections make and break you directly
We have hope
There’s a lot of voices right now
Listen to yours
We are brothers and sisters
We are Americans
Us, right here, right now.
Not a building
A church pew
A name on a building
We are citizens and together we are this great country.
It’s what we DO that counts.
We can do better. We can be better.
I’ve heard voices referring to us as masses and generations…de humanizing us.
We are, you are, more than a statistic. A headline. You are valid, you matter.
I’ve heard people call for us to be invaded by some other hero.
No one is going to save us.
If we tear down everything and rebuild
If we rename everything
If we are invaded by another power
This is not the change we need
We would be let down.
Look in the mirror
Our last family in the Whitehouse
Was the first black Americans to grace it.
Do you not think they thought about the history of that house?
We can do better…
We can not look for some hero to come and save us.
We are, truly, the change we seek.
We must face ourselves and grow.
Keep your hope.
Learn and grow.
This road is not over.
You’re worth it.
We are worth it
We are America.