EPIC Statement: Justice for Black Lives

Updated: Jul 23

EPIC joins the chorus of voices that demand justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony Mcdade, and the countless other Black lives taken unjustly by the police and to testify that Black Lives Matter. We stand in solidarity with those seeking to throw off the shackles of white supremacy, injustice and oppression. The protests that have erupted across the country are an organic expression of the anger and despair of a 400+ year history of systemic violence towards Black people, Indigenous Peoples, and people of color. This systemic violence manifests itself in many forms: police brutality, mass incarcerati