May 29, 2018

A woman lights a candle at a makeshift memorial outside of the Dallas Police Department headquarters in Dallas July 8. The prior evening gunmen shot and killed five police officers and wounded seven during a peaceful protest in downtown Dallas. The protest was in reaction after two black men were fatally shot by police officers in Baton Rouge, La., and Minneapolis. (CNS photo / Rebecca Kirstin Patton, The Texas Catholic

"The burden of the brutalized is not to comfort the bystander . . . if you have a critique for the resistance, for our resistance, then you better have an established record of critique of our oppression."

- Jesse Williams, from a recent speech at the BET Awards, as quoted by Sr. Christin Tomy in Showing up, published on Global Sisters Report

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