My Study and Struggle Article in Humanities for All

It’s no secret that the Study and Struggle program led to my being part of different types of organizing groups here in Hawaiʻi. After co-authoring…

The Black Panthers Were Founded 55 Years Ago

I’ve written a few times about different Black Panthers throughout the years, but I’ve never celebrated their founding. Today, 55 years ago, Bobby Seale (left)…

Prison Cannot Accurately Be Described by Those Outside

Two months ago I shared an article that my penpal Lacino Hamilton sent me, called “The Largets Book Ban in the U.S. Exists in State…

Missouri Executed Ernest Johnson Despite Disability

Today, the state of Missouri executed 61-year-old Ernest Johnson at the state prison in Bonne Terre. Anti-death penalty organizers and some religious leaders rallied in…

Year Two of Study and Struggle for Hawaiʻi Abolitionists

Last September two of my friends and comrades, Laurel and Leilani, and I collected a group of friends to participate in the first ever Study…

50 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…

Abortion Ban at 6 Weeks Takes Effect in Texas

Back in May Texas Governor Greg Abbott (one of the worst people to ever exist) signed into law one of the US’ strictest abortion laws…

Fred Hampton Would Have Been 73 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…