PHOTOS: Netroots Nation attendees join #BlackLivesMatter activists in shutting down a highway in honor of Michael Brown
You can kill a revolutionary but you can’t kill the revolution.
All photos by Anne C. Savage
This afternoon, as I was sitting in a Netroots Nation 2016 panel titled “Rejecting the Pale, Male and Stale Leadership Pipeline: Roadmap to Building Inclusive Orgs”. Suddenly, a group of young, mostly African American activists burst into the room carrying a spay-painted banner that read “Fight back”. They told us they were marching to meet a Black Lives Matter protest in downtown St. Louis. They went from room to room, including the “Townhall” area where the booths and social area were located, encouraging attendees to join the protest.…Read more ›