I have posted enough of my thoughts on Twitter and Instagram so This is My Message…Image activist, Michaela angela Davis, MADFree and Huffington PostBlackVoices kicked off their national Mother’s Day campaign entitled, For Sabrina! This compelling national campaign is a unique interactive community grassroots effort dedicated to Sybrina Fulton, mother of slain teen Trayvon Martin.
Besides building self-esteem among blacks, help eliminate prejudice among whites. ~Carter G. Woodson
It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences. ~Audre Lorde
Surely the day will come when color means nothing more than the skin tone, when religion is seen uniquely as a way to speak one’s soul; when birth places have the weight of a throw of the dice and all men are born free, when understanding breeds love and brotherhood. ~Josephine Baker
We have flown the air like birds and swum the sea like fishes, but have yet to learn the simple act of walking the earth like brothers. ~Martin Luther King, Jr.
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. ~Martin Luther King, Jr.
Fairness is an across-the-board requirement for all our interactions with each other …Fairness treats everybody the same. ~Barbara Jordan
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. ~Martin Luther King, Jr.
There can be no peace among men and nations, so long as the strong continues to oppress the weak, so long as injustice is done to other peoples, just so long we will have cause for war, and make a lasting peace an impossibility. ~Marcus Garvey
Violence is unnecessary and costly. Peace is the only way. ~Julius K. Nyerere
My Prayers are with Trayvon Martin’s Parents and Family, Past Trayvon Martins, Present Trayvon Martins, and UNFORTUNATELY Future Trayvon Martins. I Pray For Love, Justice, Unity, Equality, Justice For All, Peace, and God in the Midst.
Dear friends, never take revenge. Leave that to the righteous anger of God. For the Scriptures say, “I will take revenge; I will pay them back,” says the LORD. (Romans 12:19)