It can help you move forward, In this time of intense pain, and anger. Speak truth to power: Hard truths, Being honest about difficult issues. Difficult for just about everyone, But they fear for good reason. These stories are a reflection of human dignity. Widespread resistance toward efforts to promote equity and inclusion. A host of other negative stereotypes, Lie beyond the problems Courage is based on sacrifice, for the sake of a cause that is greater. Use allies and speak as a collective. More than one disgruntled person. Black stories are human stories. Channel your emotions The full extent of your rage or despair After you are feeling centered, Call attention, to the ignorance and hurtfulness: emotional reactions, evoking defensiveness and fear. ...perhaps they feel problematic to you. Can you help me understand? We are moving forward together The tongue will speak to them, It's not just about money, it’s yet another injury to require them to justify human rights And the unfair weight of hurt feelings For real change to take root, learn where you are and where you want to be.