Bullies, now fully out of the closet, want to dominate possible insurgents through silence and intimidation. Witness, bullies in fear of Coretta Scott King’s words in a letter so powerfully written, over thirty years ago, it caused Mitch to cry no fair as he moved to silence Senator Elizabeth Warren–Congressional Hearing on Jefferson Sessions, Tuesday, February 7, 2017.
As women in the workplace SAN members have lived moments of attempted silence enumerable times. And like Elizabeth Warren, we found other ways for our voices to be heard.
Bullies stress over those who fight back, agonize about people who embrace facts and fear resistant words. Like Audre Lorde, we know our silence will not protect us.