In her commentary, Maria Bernal articulates the need for Black/Latinx solidarity. “It is easier to direct anger towards a whole group of people than it is to change the environment that created the motivation for these crimes. Black liberation is liberation for Latinx people too. Anti-Black messaging, no matter who it comes from, is a tool of oppression. Identity has been historically used to divide us and the racism that drives us apart must be dismantled on all levels to help uplift both the Black community and our Latinx community.” Read more at Richmond Pulse.