Dear readers,

We have been and will always be committed to the work of Black, Indigenous, POC, Women, GNC, LGBTQ+, Disabled, and all marginalized peoples. It is with a heavy heart that we have seen the current administration feign ignorance and responsibility during a global pandemic. It is also that same administration that has been pivotal in normalizing abuses of power, racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, xenophobia, and ableism.

At this very moment people have taken to the streets all across this nation and made it abundantly clear: WE WILL NOT LET THIS STAND!

But what was the spark that set these protests in motion? Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, George Floyd, and countless others are who people are marching for. They are marching against systemic racism that targeted the Black community for hundreds of years. …


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