“I know it’s a term used by white supremacists to describe Black activists. I learned it from my mom who definitely should know what it means.”
“Being alert to the things that are happening in our community. Making sure that we are in tune with what our babies and communities need, especially when it comes to education.
Roslyn Young Bowie
“Coming to the realization that we have been lied to by the establishment and that we need to get information on our own and come together as a culture.”
“Seeing the difference in justice and inequities in our society and acknowledging what everyone has been saying for the past 200 years about what needs to change.”
Compiled by Cynthia Gibson at the Howard Hughes Center in Culver City.