Black Lives Matter
Ayako Oshima, Charles Neidich and all of us at the WA Concert Series stand in solidarity and kneel in sympathy, mourning the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and innumerable other Black lives that have been taken. We condemn the actions of those responsible and our hearts are heavy for all the families who have suffered tremendous loss because of the pervasive brutality of racism in our world.
These deaths are important reminders of how we must face the terrible truths of how racism has plagued our past and present and ask how can we move to a society which respects and cares for everyone of its members.
WA is a very special word with meanings of harmony, and the unity of all humanity. We must become more aware of the preciousness of everyone’s life, that race, class, tribe, religion, nationality are less than skin deep and we must gain a deep appreciation that in our diversity we are all part of the same humanity and deserve the same respect and love.
The WA Concert Series invites you to join us in making this week a week of introspection, of what it means to be a human being. If you have the means, please join us in supporting Communities United for Police Reform
All includes all. Black lives matter.