Photo: Cole Witter It’s Time to Invest in Black Trans Power BY RAQUEL WILLIS June 30, 2020 Earlier this month, as companies and brands scrambled to respond to the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and others, they decided to postpone or forego Pride [...]
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M4BL Mandate to Defund the Police In response to a legacy of police and proxy violence that most recently took the lives of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and Tony McDade, people have taken to the streets in protest. This uprising against excessive, brutal, militarized policing has [...]
Police Unions: What to Know and Why They Don’t Belong in the Labor Movement No Class is an op-ed column by writer and radical organizer Kim Kelly that connects worker struggles and the current state of the American labor movement with its storied — and sometimes bloodied — past. BY KIM KELLY [...]
Copaganda: What It Is and How to Recognize It This op-ed argues that copaganda serves to undermine the movement for Black lives. BY PALIKA MAKAM AUGUST 5, 2020 I’d like to start with an exercise. First, take a deep breath in and out to help ground yourself. Think [...]
Reimagining An America That Uplifts Black Girls BY LATOSHA BROWN · JULY 9, 2020 WHILE WE ARE IN THIS DEEPLY REFLECTIVE MOMENT IN THIS COUNTRY, LET’S REMEMBER THAT BLACK GIRLS DESERVE TO LIVE IN A WORLD WHERE THEY CAN DREAM WITH UNLIMITED OPTIONS. I often think [...]
Photo By Sarah-Ji To Stop Police Violence, We Need Better Questions — and Bigger Demands September 25, 2020It’s impossible to take the violence out of policing Once again, there is justified outrage at police acting to kill with impunity. I understand the anger and also feel [...]
BY MARIAME KABA & ANDREA J. RITCHIE · JULY 16, 2020 Calls for arrests of the officers who killed Breonna Taylor are intensifying daily – Breonna’s family, community, celebrities, social media, Black women and allies across the United States are demanding equal justice for our sister slain by police. Many of these calls point [...]
Call to Action to Support Women’s Bodily Autonomy and Close the ICE Detention Camps, from Grassroots Global JusticeGael Gundin2020-12-03T02:06:14+00:00
Español abajo For Immediate Release: September 22, 2020 Washington, D.C– Last week a whistleblower complaint by Dawn Wooten, a nurse employed at a privately owned Irwin County Detention Center, revealed that high rates of hysterectomies were performed, some without consent, on migrant women. Wooten called the gynecologist, Dr. Mahendra Amin, a ‘“uterus collector,” who [...]
Until We’re Free: Philanthropy’s Role in Decriminalizing, Decarcerating, and Dreaming our Future, from Borealis Philanthropy.Gael Gundin2021-01-12T18:42:12+00:00
Until We’re Free: Philanthropy’s Role in Decriminalizing, Decarcerating, and Dreaming our Future, from Borealis Philanthropy. At Borealis Philanthropy, we invest in grassroots organizers and social justice movements working to create community safety for everyone. We honor the powerful leadership of Black women, girls, trans and gender nonconforming people who are working to end mass [...]
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