Reactions to ‘The Assassination of Fred Hampton’

I’ve been going through books almost every weekday throughout the entire quarantine period (I promise I finish all my work first @ my boss who’s…

The Criminal Justice System Is Not Broken

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

Our Collaborative Published Article on Abolition in Hawaiʻi

For the past year or so, I’ve wanted to join a local organization to advocate for Prison Industrial Complex (PIC) abolition, but I couldn’t find…

The U.S. Should Never Be Celebrated

Every year as we approach the fake state of America’s “independence” day, I want to focus on/remind others of why the U.S. should never be…

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…