June 3, 2020

A Message from Melville House

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Melville House resolutely stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and condemns police violence against black people. And while we in fact deplore violence of any kind, including the looting of businesses, we urge people not to be distracted from the core issue—as the owner of one destroyed business in Minneapolis put it, the story is not about the destruction of property, but about what police did to George Floyd, and the fact that ‘Justice must be served.’

Melville House will be donating  a portion of proceeds from our social justice titles to Black Lives Matter. If you’re able, we strongly urge you to support one of the following organizations, dedicated to ending racist violence:

 

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