Eleven years ago I joined the fight for abortion access, after a 14-year-old parent, pregnant again by an adult, told me it was cheaper to pay friends $10 each to beat her up and force miscarriage than it was to Read More »
The image of a group of white men in suits celebrating the passage of a health care bill that would snatch away affordable access to health care from millions of people—including those living in poverty, people of color, people with Read More »
I’m a Black girl from the east side of Columbus, Ohio. Before graduating from high school, Columbus was all I knew, and more importantly it was my home.
But Black girls building home together is a threat to white supremacy. Read More »
It is important to me that we always include and apply the values from the Haitian Revolution-lresistance, self-determination and black love, in the movement for Black lives. Living at the intersection of being first-generation Haitian and Black, I have learned Read More »
I read an article today that made me raise my eyebrows, because it seemed to only to talk people who could afford to spend $1,000 prepping for the Women’s March. While it claimed to have “everything” you needed, in my Read More »
We’re only days into 2017 and three trans people have already been murdered.
During the first week of the year, Mesha Caldwell, a Black trans woman, was found shot to death in Mississippi. Three days later, two-spirit woman Jamie Lee Read More »
As we celebrate Native American Heritage Month this November, I think it is critical that we uplift the struggle against the Dakota Access Pipeline being led by the Standing Rock Sioux. This movement has put indigenous issues within top-tier news Read More »
This week marks one year since Black transgender activists in the United States organized Black Trans Liberation Tuesday. Held on Tuesday, August 25, the national day of action publicized Black trans experiences and memorialized 18 trans women, predominantly trans women Read More »
Dear Non-Black People:
If you hear about a healing space being organized for Black folks only, don’t question or try to be part of that space.
After again witnessing the recorded killings of Black people by police, I Read More »
On May 28, 1945, Violet Wallach of Locust, New Jersey, complained that black residents in her area had to enter a back door in the Navesink township library. Once they entered, black would-be readers were shuttled to a small room Read More »