Silence is NOT an option – 11/18/20 (11/18/2020)

1) ‘A Long Time Coming’: Black Women Celebrate Harris’s Ascension

As Kamala Harris heads toward the highest levels of power, many rejoiced and saw her achievement as a particularly poignant reminder to Black girls that anything is possible. Read more

2) Black Voters Helped Deliver Biden a Presidential Victory. Now What?

Joe Biden thanked Black voters in his victory speech, saying “you’ve always had my back, and I’ll have yours.” But many remained skeptical that he would usher in real change. Read more…

3) At Augusta National, Not Talking About Race Is Tradition

A plan to honor Lee Elder, the first Black golfer to compete in the Masters, highlights the glacial pace of change at the club that hosts golf’s marquee event.  Read more…

4) Explore the freely available Black Freedom Struggle website, featuring expertly selected primary source documents. Visitors will find historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more from specific time periods in history marked by the opposition African Americans have faced on the road to freedom.

5) Resources for Coping with Race Related Trauma: