Eva

This trend of school-to-prison pipeline for youth in disadvantaged community in the US needs more attention from those of us who live in a privileged communities, which, if you are not subject of this unjust mistreatment, is most of us. We’ve heard of it, we see reports, but what have I done? What have we done? Trump Administration Recommends Slashing Civil Rights Protections for Students of Color (https://www.aclu.org/blog/juvenile-justice/school-prison-pipeline/trump-administration...

This trend of school-to-prison pipeline for youth in disadvantaged community in the US needs more attention from those of us who live in a privileged communities, which, if you are not subject of this unjust mistreatment, is most of us. We’ve heard of it, we see reports, but what have I done? What have we done? Trump Administration Recommends Slashing Civil Rights Protections for Students of Color (https://www.aclu.org/blog/juvenile-justice/school-prison-pipeline/trump-administration-recommends-slashing-civil-rights) – this is the office we have elected. What happened to Danny and thousands more is something preventable. The word of the day today is “Never forget that justice is what love looks like in public.” I have been oblivious. I have accustomed to staying in my comfort zone. I don’t quite know how yet, but I need to get involved. I don’t live in the area of “Prisoner Express” organization, but there must be someone in my area who are fighting this fight, too. I could have easily been Danny if I were brought up here. I got lucky just by born in the right place that I didn’t earn. I knew I had to be involved before. I didn’t. I can’t just let things slide, but find a way to involved somehow. I don’t know how yet, but I must.

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2 years ago