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Election 2016 Anthology: Call for Submissions

From Valentine Pierce via Facebook: Let’s get all the poets and writers to submit poems/prose/essays and do an “Election 2016” anthology of poetry. Of course, it would have a grand tongue-in-cheek name like “Why I moved to Canada” or have … Continue reading

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“black lives aren’t worth much”

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“put down your binoculars, and with them, your corrosive self-pity”

What White America Fails to See. Michael Eric Dyson. New York Times. 7/7/2016. The problem is you do not want to know anything different from what you think you know. Your knowledge of black life, of the hardships we face, yes, … Continue reading

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“Crime By The Numbers”

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” a direct and lasting legacy of American slavery”

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The Charleston Imperative Statement—Read. Sign.

As we grieve for the nine African Americans who were murdered in their house of worship on June 17 2015, those of us who answer the call of feminism and antiracism must confront anew how the evils of racism and … Continue reading

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LA House Bills 117 and 149 + LA Senate Bill 241

About a week before the Louisiana Legislature convened, state Rep. Dalton Honore trekked to Denver for field research related to legislation he’s pushing in Louisiana. The journey brought him just a few blocks from the Colorado State Capitol, to a … Continue reading

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Murder, Part Deux

But, this distrust can be pervasive, spreading to a general skepticism about the truthfulness of their own accounts of their own experiences. If women’s feelings aren’t really to be trusted, then naturally their recollections of certain things that have happened … Continue reading

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Yeah, Why the Fuck Aren’t We?

Why aren’t we talking about the death of Victor White III? Opinion. Mwende Katwiwa. December 27, 2014. I’ve spent 6 years living in New Orleans, but I got my roots in organizing and have spent most of my time in America in the … Continue reading

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No Fucking Indictment in Eric Garner’s Death

No indictment for officer who killed Eric Garner. Associated Press/The Grio, 12/3/2014. Fuck.

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