A Familiar Story: Reflecting on Tree of Life Synagogue
They’re not just my family’s stories, they’re the stories of the Jewish people. It was a story rewritten yesterday as at least 11 individual stories were cut short.
It is clear this country blatantly refuses to acknowledge, through physical representation, the historical efforts and successes of Black and Brown women to improve the lives of American citizens. Several white men and women have been memorialized for doing significantly less.
In the first piece for Amplified, Evie interviewed Cherice Hopkins, a social justice leader and staff attorney at Rights4Girls. Cherice explained why the rates of arrests and incarceration of girls of color are increasing, and how we can all be a part of the solution to this problem.