Morning Reading

[Content Note: Racism; police brutality.]

Jay Caspian Kang for the New York Times: "'Our Demand Is Simple: Stop Killing Us'—How a group of black social-media activists built the nation's first 21st-century civil rights movement."

I'm not even going to excerpt it. Just go read the whole thing.

If you're on Twitter, and would like to follow Johnetta Elzie and DeRay Mckesson (which I highly recommend), their respective accounts are: @Nettaaaaaaaa and @deray.

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