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Our Pledge

In this moment of global reckoning and uprising, we - progressive organizations and leaders across the state of North Carolina, affirm that all Black Lives Matter. As a Black-led multi-racial and multi-issue movement, we are united in a commitment to collectively defend, protect, and honor Black lives. We bring the resources available to us, the capacities of our people, and our courage to transform white supremacist cultures, policies, and structures.

For Monika Diamond
For Akiel Denkins
For Janisha Fonville
For Marcus Deon Smith
For Jacob Blake
For Keith Lamont Scott

We commit to invest in Black communities and divest from white supremacy. We know that when we invest in Black communities, we all win and we WILL win.

For Neicey Fennell
For Jonathan Farrell
For David Brooks
For John Neville
For Bradon Webster
For Danquirs Franklin
For Treva Smutherman

Together, In 2020 we will grow electoral, narrative, financial, and alternative power, towards a long-term vision of racial justice, an anti-racist inclusive democracy, and a day when the inherent value of Black lives is unquestioned.

For all of our children

We put our hands to this freedom plow.

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Pledge to protect Black lives and honor Black leadership.

Pledge to address anti-Blackness and white supremacy in our communities.

Pledge to be accountable to  Black Communities