Mizzou students rise against racism and indifference,
leading to resignations and more confrontations.
And from Ithaca College to Yale University,
more campuses are wrestling with racial tension.
From the RNC debates and SNL stage,
Donald Trump's bigotry steals the spotlight,
while more and more hate crimes across America
target those who look and sound different.
The NRA fear-mongers about sensible gun laws.
Right wing leaders tell us not to trust Muslims.
And not a week goes by without another incident
of police violence toward people of color.
Yes, students at Mizzou had a victory!
But the fight for justice is far from over
both on that campus and everywhere.
The saying goes, "Misery loves company."
And this week, in terms of racism and tension,
Missouri loves company, as well.
Decompress, debrief, and deliberate
over a drink and some democratic discussion
at your local, progressive social club
Find - or start - a chapter near you.