Activist Profile | Ruth Wilson Gilmore

My ‘Activist Profiles’ of the past featured abolitionists like Angela Y. Davis and Mariame Kaba and a lawyer in Bryan Stevenson, so to add to…

A Collection of Resources for the Budding Abolitionist

Since George Floyd’s killing last month, countless people all across America have become interested in defunding and abolition instead of reform. When Campaign Zero opportunists…

Reactions to ‘Freedom Is A Constant Struggle’

Abolitionist, professor, and author Angela Davis has long been one of my greatest influences since I became an abolitionist (here’s an essay I wrote about…

Celebrating Juneteenth and the End of Chattel Slavery

Today we celebrate Juneteenth—a paramount day commemorating the emancipation of Black people from slavery. On June 19, 1865, enslaved people in Texas finally learned of…

SCOTUS Votes in Favor of DACA Over Trump Threat

One of the many institutions I would like to see abolished in my lifetime (or the next) is SCOTUS or the Supreme Court of the…

Remembering George Stinney Jr. 76 Years Later

George Stinney Jr. was only 14 years old when he was executed 76 years ago on June 16. He was just a baby when the…

How Can Prison Be Described By Those Outside?

I’ve shared three pieces that my penpal Lacino Hamilton wrote and sent me (this is the one I typed out last month) over the past…

8 to Abolition is the Campaign Zero Response We Need

A few days ago, I wrote a response to DeRay Mckesson, Brittany Packnett Cunningham, and Samuel Sinyangwe’s police reform proposal 8 Can’t Wait. Although their…

On 8 Can’t Wait and the Dangers of PIC Reform

Since George Floyd’s murder and the protests that have followed (here are some ways to financially support protesters on the ground!), calls for police reform,…