“Supporting Diversity” is Not Solidarity

Their school demographic does NOT reflect the “community’s cultural diversity” and “at this troubled moment in time,” they are STILL tone-deaf by talking about their commitment to diversity rather than EXPLICITLY stating that Black Lives Matter, they are taking a stand against racism and they are standing in SOLIDARITY with the families of those who have lost their lives due to police violence. It took them a week to make a statement, and I am not sure if they would have said anything if I didn’t publicly call them out. I am not sure that this community-based organization would have said anything about #BlackOutTuesday if they hadn’t received my emails or the emails from other parents or it was it because everyone was doing it too?

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