What’s your role in the struggle?

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As I write this, I am sitting in Minneapolis, Minnesota. You will read this about two weeks after I write it. There is a daily protest here in the wake of the murder of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling at the hands of the police. Since the last time I wrote, there was a mass shooting during a pride event at Orlando’s Pulse Nightclub. An egocentric billionaire with no political background has a strong backing as potential president of this country, while spewing hate and racism. It has been a week since police killed Alton sterling and Philando castile, a year since Sandra Bland died in police custody and three years since George Zimmerman was acquitted in the murder of Trayvon Martin. Collectively, when dealing with these kinds of evils, there is confusion at times about how exactly to act. There are conflicting feelings as individuals in a group, wanting…

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