Why We Don’t Need More Jails in Hawaii

Two days ago, I read a Honolulu Civil Beat article about the approval of a new detention facility in Aiea, not too far from where…

Organizations I’m Donating to This Holiday Season

A few years ago I decided that instead of birthday and/or Christmas gifts, I wanted my family to donate money to some of my favorite…

Fred Hampton Was Killed By the FBI + CPD 50 Years Ago

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…

Hauʻoli Lā Kūʻokoʻa!

Hauʻoli Lā Kūʻokoʻa! Today we celebrate the 176th anniversary of Lā Kūʻokoʻa or Hawaiʻi’s Independence Day. On November 28, 1843, Hawaiʻi’s first diplomat Aliʻi Timoteo…

Rodney Reed Execution Halted by Texas Court

Rodney Reed was scheduled for execution on November 20, but after months of public outcry for a review of his case, the Texas Court of…

We Can’t Pick and Choose Who to Save from …

When Rodney Reed’s case started gaining more attention, I wrote about him, his innocence, and how he’s going to be murdered in seven days if…

My Most Anticipated Book Purchases

I think I love book shopping just as much as, if not more than clothes and accessories shopping (which has not occurred in a while…

Why All Transit Should Be Free For Everyone

Protests have grown exponentially in New York City after subway fares increased once again and Governor Andrew Cuomo deployed 500 cops to the MTA stations…

Texas Is Going to Execute Rodney Reed, Who’s Innocent

21 years ago, Rodney Reed was sentenced to death by an all-white jury for the rape and murder of Stacy Stites, a white woman, in…