Discussing with a friend the situation in #Kenosha she said words that matter. The media is a big problem. I am sharing her words 1️⃣
No. Kyle Rittenhouse murdered two people last night in Kenosha, Wisconsin. People. Protesting is a thing that they happened to be doing; it does not define them. (See any headlines lately calling Breonna Taylor a "sleeper" because she was sleeping when she was murdered?) 2️⃣
Calling them protestors erases their humanity and all of their contributions to society. It reduces them to a dismissible status: they become just agitators, rabble-rousers, undesirable elements that perhaps deserved to be shot, not human beings 3️⃣
US citizens exercising their constitutional rights. Words matter. These were people. 4️⃣
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