"Together, we can be the change we seek in this world for we are all brothers and sisters in one race — the HUMAN RACE."
Analysis: ‘White America can keep kicking Derek Chauvin,’ but what does it mean for systemic change?
"Above all, convicting one individual cop is no substitute for actual legal reform." "Above all, he said, "convicting one individual cop is no substitute for actual legal reform."
"Police brutality is endemic to American history." "Policing in the United States is a force of racist violence that is entangled at the core of the capitalist system."
“Most of the people who were out there were sincere. They cared about their rights and the rights of others. They wanted to contribute to a better world for their families and others.”
Black people demanding their freedom, being willing to have an uprising to gain their freedom,” says Anderson. “What I saw was that it wasn’t about guns. It was about the fear of Black people.”
"That's incredible that you were really just showing them that you left this all over Texas, left it all over the world, it's probably going to be left over Louisiana, but you were charged with terrorism. So to your point, who's the terrorist and the situation..."
"We will be marching for these and a dozen other names and attending rallies without end, unless there is a significant and profound change in American life and policy.”
Exoticized and fetishized Asian American women have borne a dual burden of both racism and sexism, viewed on one hand as submissive and sexually available “lotus blossoms” and on the other as manipulative and dangerous “dragon ladies.”
"Even the best training in the world cannot teach police, who are licensed to kill and deployed to enforce a racist system, not to be racist."
MLK: "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly."