How disrespectful it is that eight members of our community were killed and we were met with ‘Happy St. Patrick’s Day’ greetings from white colleagues the next day. We saw more social media posts about celebrations than acknowledgement of our suffering and our grieving.
“Ever since I was little my dad and my grandparents have been telling me about Iran. … I’ve started understanding that not all laws are just and not all people are treated equal. [It’s] an issue I’ve become very passionate about.”