In my years of both studying and participating in activism and activist causes, I discovered that many people support that causes for which we fight. However, they have a big problem with some of our methods. Over and over again I have heard, “I support what you are trying to accomplish, but can you “just do it in the right way?” Implied in that is the glimmer of hope that if we can figure out the right way to do it, then maybe those people will join our cause and change could really happen. So the burden of doing it the right way it is placed upon us.
So, I have been thinking about this for a while because while I want change to take place, I surely do not want to offend any of my fellow citizens. Therefore, I have been thinking a lot lately of the right types of protests. Below are the top 5 protests I think we can do and they will offend no one at all. People will see our cause as good and would rally to defend our right to not only do it but will join in our effort. It is only then can we walk hand in hand down the road toward reconciliation working together to make America truly a place for all.1.
Uh…….I got nothing! I am still thinking, but please, if you can name some, PLEASE share them with me in the comment section. I am serious, I would love to hear from you. I just cannot think of one…………
Andre E. Johnson is the Founder and Managing Editor of R3
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