Most of the world is still reeling over the events of the past week. Not because it’s anything new but because in 2020 we finally get to see that for people like George Floyd, their lives are valued at $20.
It’s natural to be outraged and so very American to voice that outrage in the streets — our country was founded on protest. I encourage everyone to use their rights and voice their exasperation over the years and years of abuse at the hands of authority gone sour, but I also hope that everyone can do it safely and peacefully. Your voice drowns in a sea of statistics if you’re injured or arrested.
Staying peaceful is part of staying safe.
That isn’t as hard as you think if you prepare. Staying peaceful means discouraging those with you or around you from committing acts of violence and distancing yourself from people who can’t help themselves for one reason or another. Don’t…