For me, this past decade has been defined by cold Black bodies, names turned into hashtags, and mothers crying on TV. The resentment and distrust that built up over all these years have finally erupted...
Civil Rights Movement
I’m going to attempt to clear up some whitewashed misconceptions here, not to detract from the Civil Rights Movement but to remind the newcomers that revolution is fucking messy.
On May 17, 1954, the United States Supreme Court, decided that racial segregation in public schools violated the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment. In 1962, this ruling was put to the test, this time in Long Island, New York.