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Fri Jun 26, 2020, 04:25 AM

Sit-In against racism set for Saturday at state Capitol

THURSDAY, June 25 — Tamilikia Foster, a nurse at McLaren Greater Lansing, since 2005, has been bitterly stung by racism and police brutality, but she still believes in the healing power of the word.

Foster, a poet and organizer of this Saturday’s Silent Sit-In Against Racism at the State Capitol, had very personal reasons to assemble a series of inspirational speakers and performers to create a “visually and verbally stimulating” event Saturday.

“I deal with racism a lot in my job,” she said. “You’d be surprised at the abuse we get from patients. I take my role seriously and other black nurses take their role seriously, but we’re not being recognized for who we are.”

One patient got angry when Turner touched her child.

Read more: https://www.lansingcitypulse.com/stories/sit-in-against-racism-set-for-saturday-at-state-capitol,14618

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Fri Jun 26, 2020, 07:14 AM

1. Hope the Booger boys with their AKs stay home.

Like a sit down protest needs them.

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