Advocates say killing of children must stop

The Austin Peoples Action Center hosted a rally Friday that featured George Floyd’s brother Po Floyd and former NBA player Stephen Jackson, who called for Blacks to come together and stop the violence. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced $5 million in anti-violence funding at the event.

Heal trauma from within

If white people are programmed to be racist, then my people are programmed to hate ourselves, writes Daryl Satcher. Systemic racism is the true virus that we need to defeat. You must first defeat this disease in your mind before you can defeat it in your world.

Black Lives Matter is not a monolith

Other black life experiences matter also, writes John W. Fountain III. While we argue about the broad spectrum of black life, we must also account for the nuances that exist within a hashtag or chant. Inclusion of all black lives and allies must coexist under the guise of liberty, justice and equality for all.