Opal Tometi πŸ‡³πŸ‡¬πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ #BlackLivesMatter (@opalayo )

Opal Tometi πŸ‡³πŸ‡¬πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ #BlackLivesMatter

Bio Black feminist. social justice and human rights advocate, storyteller + social entrepreneur. 🌍 co-founder #BlackLivesMatter. hebrews 11:39. opaltometi.org
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iPhone : I don’t recall any point in the gospels where Jesus was fighting for inclusion in the empire that ultimately crucified him. Believers in Christ should be mindful of the empires & idols of our times. Just because it’s not called Babylon doesn’t mean that’s not what it is.

iPhone : β€œI want you to know that in the last days and hours of my life you inspired me,” wrote Representative John Lewis, who penned this essay shortly before his death on July 17. We are publishing it today, on the day of his funeral. nyti.ms/2DnprJ2

iPhone : β€œIt is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.” ~James Baldwin

iPhone : Will never forget how ppl sat up here & blamed this woman for her own death. Blamed her for the police shooting her child. twitter.com/MauriceRuffin/…

iPhone : β€œI’m not racist, I just find it difficult to distinguish the murdering of a Black person from the breaking of a window. It’s equally violent, right?”

iPhone : Jesus was not a white, American man.

The U.S. flag is not a symbol for the Church or for Jesus.

The National Anthem is not a holy hymn.

Slavery was not a β€œnecessary evil.”

The oppressor even tries to control the response to oppression.

The truth will make us free.

iPhone : Without the sea changes our movement recommended for the 2020 Democratic platform, any to claims ally-ship in solidarity with our work to fight for Black liberation are for not. patrisse cullorss speech to the DNC Platform Committee twitter.com/OsopePatrisse/…

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