Last month, MMI Executive Director Amber Hamilton brought the metaphorical house down at TEDxMemphis 2021. This year's theme was Ctrl+Alt+Dlt, a simple computer function most of us are familiar with. One that helps us reset our desktops and start fresh. The conference asked participants to consider, "What if you could take that same concept, but apply it to ideas?"
Using the metaphor of a rigged poker game, Amber Hamilton provided listeners with a context for why Black folks' mistrust for systems and the people who maintain them is so deep. To get to unity and healing, we cannot sprint past accountability and consequences. In her session, Amber discussed the idea versus the practical application of liberation, and why none of us can be free until we are all free.
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