I have nothing to lose but my chains.



This post is the verbatim content of my reply to another Facebook user’s comment on a friend’s post about Bernie Sanders and his response to #BlackLivesMatter protests at recent events. I share it because I have reached the point where there are no longer excuses for accepting any lesser outcome than the full liberation of people of color from the systems of racial oppression upon which this country has been founded, upon which it has built its wealth and power, and upon which it continues to build its political, economic and social systems. If you are a person in my life, you need to know where I stand; and then you can choose whether or not to stand with me.

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