On the First Two Study and Struggle Sessions

Back in August I wrote about the importance of organizing and building in community with each other during this incredibly traumatic and terrifying time. Since…

Justice for Breonna Taylor is Not Carceral

Writing about Black people killed by American police seems like deja vu and in the worst way possible as cops keep killing with almost a…

Forced Hysterectomies Are Familiar for BIWOC

After brave whistleblower and nurse Dawn Wooten announced immigrant women were being forced to have hysterectomies at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Irwin County Detention…

My “Brand” Is A Brand New World

I’ve shared seven pieces that my penpal Lacino Hamilton wrote and sent me (this is the one I typed out in the middle of last…

49 Years Since the Attica Prison Rebellion

Last month I wrote a brief post about the meaning of Black August for Black liberation (specifically led by and for incarcerated people) and its…

For Our Mōʻī Wahine Liliʻuokalani on Her Birthday

For kānaka maoli, every day is a reminder of how our last mōʻī wahine Liliʻuokalani (I last mentioned her here) gave everything she had for…

Now Is the Best Time to Start Your Work

And no, I don’t mean the work capitalism requires of you to survive everyday. I mean now—in this outrageously scary and demoralizing moment—is the best…

Fred Hampton Would Have Been 72 Today

As I’ve learned to decolonize what I once thought was true and reeducate myself on the actual histories of different groups throughout time, I’ve discovered…

Sports Are on Strike for Jacob Blake and Black Lives

On Sunday night, 29-year-old Jacob Blake was breaking up a fight between two women in Kenosha, WI when KPD responded and shot him in the…