The “war on wokeness” may appear as a defence of free speech and individual liberties, but in reality, it stifles progress and perpetuates systemic discrimination. By embracing wokeness, we acknowledge the struggles of marginalised communities, encourage empathy, promote inclusivity, and nurture intellectual growth. It is essential to remember that pursuing social justice is not an attack on anyone but a call for a fairer and more compassionate world. Rather than rejecting wokeness, let us engage in constructive dialogue, learn from one another, and work collectively to create a society where equality and empathy prevail.
Advertisements On July 16th, 2019, five years minus one day after Eric Garner’s death, it was declared that no federal charges would be instituted against the officers implicated. The now-famous slogan I Can’t Breathe lingers on my mind like a hot, humid and heavy D.C. summer night with no respite in sight
Advertisements Earlier this week on January 15, 2019, Martin Luther King Junior would have turned 90 if his life hadn’t been abruptly ended by an assassin on April 4, 1968. In 2019, MLK Jr. day is being observed for the first time by the company I work for and the company is urging employees to …