Rachel Maddow breaks down trying to report on “tender age” shelters.
Concentration Camp: a guarded compound for the detention or imprisonment of aliens, members of ethnic minorities, political opponents, etc., especially any of the camps established by the Nazis prior to and during World War II for the confinement and persecution of prisoners.
“Tender age” concentration camps. I can not even envision such a place. Which is why the administration is hiding this from us. There needs to be a continued groundswell of protest against these barbaric policies.
Lucy Duncan writes “This reminds me of Letter from Birmingham City Jail… and I think of liberal religious folks who we need in the fight of our lives… against white supremacy…not on the sidelines…and I reflect on this myself, I speak out a lot now, but the urgency could be greater…. and it took too long for me to show up with a sense that living in white supremacy was suffocating me while it was killing people of color.
Black people and other people of color alone cannot abolish discrimination and hate. It is a problem created by white America and maintained by the silence of the majority. Every form of inequality would disappear by next Friday if every white person in America used his or her privilege to eliminate it.” She is referring to this article in The Root, White People are Cowards.
The CREDO blog has a good list of things we can do. Four ways you can fight Trump’s policy of ripping children away from their parents at the border by Nicole Regalado
CREDO and our allies at MoveOn and dozens of other organizations are planning a massive “Families Belong Together” rally in Washington and in cities and towns across the country on June 30. To learn more and find a rally near you, please click here.
Some of us have been participating in local Poor People’s Campaign events. There will be a national rally in Washington, DC, this Saturday, June 23rd.