On Juneteenth, lessons from the past can guide our climate future

Just as MLK Day is a day of service, let’s make Juneteenth “Heritage Day” – a call to action to reclaim, and celebrate our legacy and cooperative traditions, and to strengthen the  bonds of collective struggle and community resilience – past, present and future — that we share.

Clint Smith on Juneteenth & Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America

What name is there for this sort of violence? What do you call it when the road you walk on is named for those who imagined you under a noose? What do you call it when the roof over your head is named after people who would have wanted the bricks to crush you?