Large-scale protests have been organized across the country in response to unjust killings, including those of Black women such as Breonna Taylor, Sandra Bland, Aiyana Stanley-Jones, Tanisha Anderson and Atatiana Jefferson. In turn, companies, organizations and institutions have flooded the internet with statements of solidarity, anti-racism rhetoric, and discussions of racial bias and systemic oppression. […]
Brandy Jones is Acting Director for Programs and Communications at the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Institute for Leadership, Equity, and Justice and Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions. She recently obtained her M.S.Ed. from the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education.