The murder of George Floyd woke not only the people of the United States, but the entire world. Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) have endured severe challenges and experiences on a daily basis, as if they are not humans. Some became leaders of movements with many participants, and endured beatings, water hosing, dog bites, jailed and even death aspiring for equal treatment. There is only one race, the human race and all humans should be treated equally. As the late John Lewis stated “When you see something that is not right, not fair, not just, you have to speak up. You have to say something, you have to do something. Get in good trouble, necessary trouble, and help redeem the soul of America”.
AMERICAN INDIAN MOVEMENT (AIM), an activist organization that came to national prominence in he 1970s, emerged during July 1968 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in response to police brutality committed against urban Indians in the Twin Cities. Read More.
Racial profiling has eclipsed most other criticisms of the police-minority and immigrant relationship and has emerged as perhaps the most controversial social issue in that area. Singling out an individual on the basis of race or national ... Read More.
REDLINING is discrimination against people trying to buy homes, finance businesses, or obtain bank services in minority neighborhoods. The term comes from banks allegedly drawing red lines on maps in the early 1970s to mark neighborhoods ... Read More.
This guide provides access to online resources to draw attention to the challenges, struggles, experiences, and movements of BIPOC. Hope this will help to support call for long overdue changes for equality. If you have questions, suggestions, or concerns please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.