#BlackoutTuesday – Time to Listen

#BlackoutTuesday – Time to Listen

Today our social media is filled with black circles, black squares, and mentions of Black Lives Matter and #blackouttuesday. Some brands such as Apple (Apple Music) have made the day about celebrating some of the influential black voices in our society. But too many are still debating the protests in the United States and around the world and applying their own life lens to the stories that are playing out.I am a white man. I grew up with white privilege. I didn't realize the extent of that privilege until far too late in my life, and likely I still don't truly understand the extent of it.I am heartbroken for the people around the world who have been oppressed. For the millions of black Americans and Canadians who don't feel safe in their own neighbourhoods. For anyone who has had to grow up in a system that is built to hold them down.But I can't possibly understand the extent of that...
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