ME: I forget if West Side Story has a happy ending or not. JOHN: It’s Broadway Romeo and Juliet, Amber. #CoffeeAndTea
Know your capacity. Start working within it. Challenge yourself to expand your limits.
You can surprise yourself by how much you can do.
There are a lot of different standards of whether one has done enough. The secret is that as long as there is injustice, it is never enough. But our capacity as humans is limited in different ways.
The company that makes my hair dye just EXPLICITLY said Black Lives Matter and posted a bunch of mental health resources for Black people as well as all sorts of readings for allies. https://bit.ly/36RvGzw
You don’t need to throw other movements under the bus to praise one.
Also, fuck tankies.
There’s a meme floating around praising BLM protests (good) and denouncing HK protests to the point of misrepresenting them (not good). If it’s not your lane, stay out of it.
I’ve mostly been RTing the past few days. But just in case it isn’t obvious:
- Property damage is not the same as state-sanctioned murder.
- Don’t post/RT media of killings, beatings, or protestors.
- “A riot is the language of the unheard.” — MLK Jr.
2) ONLY USE WATER TO RINSE YOUR EYES. I’ve seen anything from milk to baking powder to lemon juice. Don’t listen to that shit. Bring a full squeeze water bottle. That’s all you need.
Genderfluid. Pronoun flexible. 34. Queer. Bi. Mostly lurking but sometimes has something cool to say about cats and politics.
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