Whose Streets? (Art by Emmy, Boop Blog by Number 5)

by Boop Troop Eugene

PLEASE VOTE! Don't let Trump's sabotage of the US Post Office and McConnell's sabotage of polling places deny you the voting rights for which Black movements before ours fought so valiantly, and at times, tragically. --Editorial by #5.

Original acrylic art by Emmy.

Original acrylic art with Black Lives Matter fist and "Good Trouble"

Black boys marching with flags for voting rights

Protesters march from Selma in 1965.

Photograph: Stephen F Somerstein/Getty

"Good Trouble" was the catch phrase of Rep. John Lewis, may his name be always as a blessing. In a future blog post, Boop Troop Eugene will review the new documentary about his lifetime of civil rights activism, from Selma to Congress. https://www.johnlewisgoodtrouble.com/

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