Justice for all. Black lives matter.

Justice for All
Everyone at Green Ronin was outraged by the murder of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis, and we support the protests demanding justice in his name, and in the names of countless Black people murdered and mistreated by the police. Black lives matter, and it’s long past time white America acknowledged that, and took responsibility for the deep-seated racism at the roots of our nation’s history, poisoning our nation’s present.

From the very beginning, the American ideal of “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness” was reserved only for some. That is unjust and cannot be allowed to continue. The injustices of the past must be redressed and, more importantly, present-day systemic racism and white supremacy must be torn out of our nation, root and branch. For there to be peace, there must first be justice. Justice for George Floyd. Justice for Breonna Taylor. Justice for Ahmaud Arbery, and so many, many others. Because until there is justice for them, all of them, there cannot be justice—or peace—for all.

Justice for all. Black lives matter.

Justice Now Sale
In conjunction with this statement we are launching a new Charitable Giving sale. From now until July 6, the Mutants & Masterminds Basic Hero’s Handbook is on sale for $20 in print and $15 in PDF. $10 of each sale will go to Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County. Comics have often been used to tell stories about the fight for justice and heroism in the face of oppression, and you can write your own chapters with the Mutants & Masterminds RPG.

We also encourage you to donate directly to BLM Seattle or the nationwide organization. Seattle Met has a good list of other ways to support the protests here in our home town.

You may also consider supporting social justice organizations we’ve donated money to in previous Charitable Giving campaigns.
Center for Justice and Accountability
Innocence Project
National Immigrant Justice Center
Pride Foundation
RAICES
Southern Poverty Law Center

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Chris Pramas is an award-winning game designer, writer, and publisher. He is best known as the designer of the Dragon Age RPG and Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay, 2nd Edition, and as the founder and President of Green Ronin Publishing. He has been a creative director at Wizards of the Coast and Flying Lab Software and wrote a series of books about fantasy warfare for Osprey Publishing. Green Ronin continues to thrive under his leadership, publishing roleplaying games like The Expanse, Mutants & Masterminds, Blue Rose, and Modern AGE. 2020 is a milestone year for Pramas and Green Ronin, with the company celebrating its 20th anniversary.