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#TheresePatriciaOkoumou
@BreeNewsome
Gloria Richardson
Ella Baker
Daisy Bates
Mary McLeod Bethune
Elaine Brown
Shirley Chisholm
Angela Davis
Fannie Lou Hamer
Rosa Parks
Jo Ann Robinson
Sojourner Truth
Harriet Tubman
Ida B Wells

The Dora Milaje have always been real.
This list also represents how badly white people have failed at ending cycles of violence they’ve committed.

#TheresePatriciaOkoumou is a Black Woman Immigrant.

She stood up when others wouldn’t. That’s not something to be excited about. It’s an embarrassment to everyone else.
It white people who created this mess.
It should be white people doing the heavy lifting, in non-performative ways, to clean it up.

And yet the list for white people who’ve put themselves on the line is much much shorter.

We could end lack of equity.

If we wanted to.
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