Wednesday Wisdom

Check back each week for a Wednesday Wisdom moment!

For today’s #WednesdayWisdom, we want to uplift an often overlooked facet of #MLK’s message. In Dr. King’s view, there was no racial or social justice without economic justice as well.
Join us on June 29th at 6:30pm for our Economic Justice Townhall here:

Today’s #WednesdayWisdom comes from Paul Robeson. We must remember that silencing criticism does not solve injustice. We must also be mindful that we need to channel our criticisms into advocacy, organizing, and direct action to bring change. Have a safe & healthy week!

Today’s Wednesday Wisdom comes from American Historian Howard Zinn. He reminds us that we don’t need to be spectacular or extraordinary to help change things because when we come together, our strength is in our numbers! Message us today to take those small steps toward big changes!

For the first #WednesdayWisdom of June, Angela Davis reminds us that we must also uplift others as we progress. We must leave no one behind on the path to freedom because none of us are free until we all are! Have a safe and healthy week!

For today’s #WednesdayWisdom, @_lisaolivera reminds us that though no one can do our self-work for us, we still don’t have to do it all by ourselves. As we begin to wind down #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth please remember that you’re not alone and that we’re all stronger together
For today’s #WednesdayWisdom, we’re reminded by @fleurdelisspeaks that our best is enough. Whether you’re building healthier communities, or just trying to make it through the day, just know that you & what you do are enough. Have a safe & healthy day! #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth
Today’s #WednesdayWisdom is from the contemporary writer Prentis Hemphill. As we continue to grow through #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth, this advice is so timely. Remember, creating boundaries is not selfish, and they are completely necessary!
For today’s #WednesdayWisdom, author and professor Brene Brown reminds us of the importance of speaking kind words to ourselves. So today, please don’t forget to treat yourself with the same love that you lend to others. 

With everything going on, we know that it can feel quite overwhelming. However, as Frederick Douglass reminds us, we have the power to change things! Never stop dreaming of a better future, and know that it is attainable if we continue to work for it! #WednesdayWisdom

For Today’s #WednesdayWisdom, contemporary writer (Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor reminds us that justice will not come on its own. Rather, justice will come through our collective and sustained struggle towards it. That said, don’t lose hope because when we band together, justice is attainable!

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