First they came for…

“First they came for the Communists
And I did not speak out
Because I was not a Communist

Then they came for the Socialists
And I did not speak out
Because I was not a Socialist

Then they came for the trade unionists
And I did not speak out
Because I was not a trade unionist

Then they came for the Jews
And I did not speak out
Because I was not a Jew

Then they came for me
And there was no one left
To speak out for me” ~ Martin Niemöller

We are seeing this today. Again. Still.

When we stand by, claiming that it is not our problem, we are the problem.

If we don’t speak up for others, we can not have an expectation that others will speak for us.

Say what you will, but I would rather be an easily offended, soft hearted, liberal snowflake who refuses to be ok with allowing racism, sexism, bigotry, Randian selfishness, than to look around one day as they lead me off to be Hitler’s proverbial personal prisoner, like Niemöller.

#niemöller #racism #saveblacklives #blm #blacklivesmatter #blacklivesmatter✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿 #communist #socialism #martinniemöller #tradeunionist #judaism #jewish #theycameforme #feminism #feminist #speakup #speakout #liberal #snowflake #love #kalidesautelsreads

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