This is my contribution to “Lines Drawn: Parents and Teacher’s Who’ve Had Enough” (Part 1), a comics project inspired by student activists, organized by Meredith Li-Vollmer, edited by Mita Mahato, and published by Mutha Magazine.
…and it doesn’t involve arming teachers.
#Enough #MarchForOurLives #NationalSchoolWalkout #ThrowThemOut
Students in Parkland, Florida – students EVERYWHERE – know what is wrong with our country. I support the National High School Walkout on April 20th, the anniversary of the Columbine massacre (AND the Women’s March action on March 14th AND the March for Our Lives on March 24th). These youth-organized events demands that the adults in elected office (elections in which most teenagers cannot vote) do their job, take care of their communities, and enact real gun reform legislation. Now.
After these past few weeks, I felt this comic needed to expand:
Kayla Chadwick’s article, I Don’t Know How To Explain To You That You Should Care About Other People, really resonated with me last week. Also, check out Shaun King’s series about why the struggle to end police brutality is failing and his recommendations for how that could change.