Dear Editor,

I'm going to say some things and you can either agree with me or not.

If you say all lives matter in response to Black lives matter you are a racist.

Yes, all lives matter but until everyone is considered equal and everyone is treated the same kind of way than all lives don't matter.

Because if Black lives don't matter than all lives don't matter.

The things that are happening in this country and all around the world are heartbreaking and real and terrifying. Things need to change for the better and if you have a problem with the protests you are part of the problem.

The only way for things to change after how long this has been going on is through speaking out showing just how many people care and how many people demand change.

Race is not an easy topic to talk about and I get that it makes some people uncomfortable, that's because you have internalized racism.

So if you have a problem with what I'm saying right now you need to look inside yourself and look around at what's happening and really think, use that brain inside your head.

I will not stop standing up for what I believe in and I will not stop fighting for the rights of all my dark skinned brothers and sisters. Black lives matter.

Change will come.

Cheyenne Hunt

Wewahitchka High School Class of 2018