Hello, friends. As a white woman, I struggle with what to say in this moment that has not already been said by others, particularly POC in a moren eloquent, educational, and meaningful way. But, I don’t want my paralysis around what to say to keep me silent. BLACK LIVES MATTER. So, white friends, this is an appeal to you. We MUST combat systemic racism. We MUST be better allies. We MUST put our money where our mouths are and fund organizations that demand justice. For my birthday this year, I have chosen to contribute to the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund. I hope you will join me.
The is America’s premier legal organization fighting for racial justice. Through litigation, advocacy, and public education, LDF seeks structural changes to expand democracy, eliminate disparities, and achieve racial justice in a society that fulfills the promise of equality for all Americans. LDF also defends the gains and protections won over the past 75 years of civil rights struggle and works to improve the quality and diversity of judicial and executive appointments.