On Thursday, June 23, 2016, the United Kingdom held a referendum which will have monumental significance to future generations. While it is of course commendable that the U.K. left such an important decision solely in the hands of its people, the “Brexit,” as it has been so wittily dubbed, will be and already has been disastrous for the U.K.
America is a country dominated by democracy — more specifically a representative democracy. Essentially, Americans vote for people they hope will represent and implement their personal opinions in the long run. This is why a representative democracy has helped regulate and aid our system in NOT dissolving into political turmoil.
We as a nation have refused to listen to the pleas of millions and now we’ve hit a boiling point in the fight for racial equity in our criminal justice system.
In a poster, what we stand for. Created for revolution.