'Billionaires Off of Black Despair' [Black Dollars Matter in System of White Supremacy] Boycott Against White Corporations Seeks to Harness Black collective purchasing power, an estimated 1 Trillion dollars.
#NoEqualityNoEconomy. From [HERE] Black dollars matter.
That's the message from activists bringing the fight against police brutality to corporate America to hit them at the cash register.
The group, under the banner, #NoEqualityNoEconomy, has launched a seven-day economic boycott to protest the recent deaths of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile and others at the hands of police. The protest will be from July 18 to 25.
Organizers are asking consumers to avoid white owned shopping malls, department stores, fast food chains and major retailers — including Target, McDonald's, Walmart and Verizon.
They say that corporate America has been silent on the issue and even benefited from prison labor supplied through arrests of young blacks.
"We need to be talking about how the police interaction is just one part of the larger system," said Tamika Mallory, the former executive director of the Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network, which is steering the boycott that ends Monday. Accoding to their webiste "black spending power is estimated at $1.3 trillion, alone. When profits are on the line, corporations will be motivated to adopt behavioral changes to repair the relationship with thir consumers."
In theory, a successful boycott can empower Blacks and simultaneously disempower elite whites and change the relations and structure of social power." White supremacy/racism is a two way master servant system of vast unequal power that primarily relies on deception and your cooperation and submission. In what ways do Blacks and Latinos participate in the system of white supremacy? [MORE]