TC Boyd isn’t impressed by worldwide protests against police brutality, and he’s here to remind us that police violence isn’t the one thing that isolates and degrades Black America. True equality is a long-term, uphill battle – or rather, a war composed of many battles – that doesn’t end with justice reform.
On Thursday, June 4, twelve days after the death of George Floyd, there was a peaceful protest in downtown Iowa City.
Update 8 June 2020: I wrote and posted this on the 5th, and my Wordpress dashboard listed it as “Public”. The post failed to appear on my blog until today, however, and that was after I fussed with it a lot. I know I probably shouldn’t read anything into it, but I have made a mental note. And now a literal note. Also, this: Minneapolis City Council members intend to defund and dismantle the city’s police department!
We all know birth control was a catalyst for more women entering the work place. It’s increased our independence, given us greater command of our own bodies, and improved our sociopolitical standing. We know this. We also know that the recent changes to the Affordable Care Act eliminate requirements that not only make birth control…