Over 7 million views and thousands of comments after initiating his Straight Talk Video Series, John Hope Bryant shares what he’s learned from YOU — his loyal viewers. In this video he unpacks his vision for The Silver Rights Movement, while touching upon subjects like poverty, racism and education. He explains how The Silver Rights Movement will encompass class, poverty and economics. “The Civil Rights Movement was waged and won in the streets and The Silver Rights Movement will be waged and won in the streets.” He encourages us to remove the obstacles from our lives and to build a new constituency for a new age.
“We must stop re-arranging the deck chairs on the Titanic, in our lives. The ship is sinking, yet most people are still picking drapes in their stateroom. It’s time for a change.”