Adriana Teresa Letorney

Founder & CEO
Visura / Cofounder, Scout Film Festival
   
Location: Stowe, Vermont
Nationality: Puerto Rican
Biography: Adriana Teresa Letorney is the Founder & CEO of Visura.co , a market network for publishers to discover freelance visual storytellers worldwide, and freelancers to build their website, and network with the global marketplace of media and... MORE
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on National Geographic: Systemic racism and coronavirus are killing people of color. Protesting isn't enough
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Jun 6, 2020
STORY AND PHOTOGRAPHS BY RUDDY ROYE
AS TOLD TO NINA STROCHLIC

"Instead of marching or kneeling in solidarity, white people who are really interested in seeing change should go back to their families and friends with messages and action plans to fix their communities. Those who are “woke” need to wake up others. Take the fight to places that black folks don’t have access to. I don’t believe a protest is the best place to educate the wider American public. Protests are often fueled by rage, not reason." —Ruddy Roye



Systemic racism and coronavirus are killing people of color. Protesting isn't enough
After the protests end and the pandemic passes, will anything change for America's communities of color?
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