Liberate Palestine 75 Years After the Nakba

I used to be severely ignorant about the exact monstrosities Palestinians have suffered through not only since Nakba in 1948 (75 years ago) but also…

Free Black Mamas on Mother’s Day

Over the past several years, National Bail Out—a Black-led collective of organizers, lawyers, and activists, has worked to free Black mamas from jails across the country…

Jordan Neely and the Barbarism of American Society

Jordan Neely was 30 years old when he was murdered by a 24-year-old white former marine (all important identifiers to this story) on an F…

Honoring Papahānaumoku Before Earth Day

Indigenous people have always considered Mother Earth or Papahānaumoku in ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi to be our living, breathing kūpuna for which we must care. It wasn’t…

Eight Years with College Guild

One of my greatest joys in life is getting to volunteer with College Guild— a nonprofit organization that provides educational courses (for knowledge and learning, not…

Justice for Iremamber Sykap Means Abolishing HPD

Two years ago, 16-year-old Iremamber Sykap was shot and killed by three HPD officers. In August, Honolulu District Court Judge William Domingo found no probable cause that…

Continuing to Crowdfund for Alfonza

I’ve spoken before about the importance of writing to and communicating with our incarcerated loved ones/neighbors/comrades, and I’ve been lucky enough to have had two…