You and I live different Americas. I live in the one where the Constitution was and still is a racist treaty between Nothern and Southern Colonists who couldn’t agree on the best way to practice capitalism and slavery. It has and does perpetuate White Supremacy and discrimination against Indigenous and Black people. Its Amendments have been too little, too late for population justice. For people like me, the Constitution holds historic value only.

Yes, obviously, the U.S. Constitution is still maintained as the “Supreme Law of the Land,” and that, IMO, is exactly the problem.

Without the Constitution, we have room to redesign our national agreements around contemporary standards of good governance. We the People have a chance to rectify past wrongs and to create a more inclusive treaty that reflects our actual population needs.

With the current Constitution, most people in this country simply don’t matter.

Queer Black Woman w/ Disabilities and Indigenous Roots | Health educator & former healer now healing herself | Quora @April-M-Hamm | LinkedIn @April-Hamm #WEOC