Abolition is about the centering of safety, freedom, life. It is a practice of affirmation. I look to the radical healing and love of ancestor Mother Sallie as a guidepost. Abolition is ancestral
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The Black radical tradition has always involved the disruption of property. We were the “loot” upon which the nation was built, our very existence is the abolition of property
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Atlanta’s #StopCopCity movement and it’s violent repression which resulted in the murder of Manuel Terán can be understood in the wider context of Indigenous climate activism and modes of Black and Southern radicalism. I offer a reading list
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The unhoused are subjected nonstop to the violence of the 14 policing agencies of the Atlanta area. A narrative and reflection on one incident.
Read More Scenes from Class Struggle in Atlanta
The solstice occurred a few days ago. Images of Yaldā celebrations uplifted the world. As I complete this post, the temperature outside is well below freezing and is predicted to remain so through the day. In many part of the planet, life is embracing rest. For the last three years I’ve noticed how the older […]
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Notes on a de-colonial practice — how do we un-settle and land-back each minute?
Read More Decolonial Practice
Lizzo’s performance at the Library of Congress as a sublime and profound act of abolition.
Read More On Black Genius and Astral Flutes
A lifework: the entire or principal activity over a person’s lifetime or career. To be a feminist is to make feminism your lifework. I am deeply … Feminism as Lifework: A dedication to bell hooks A beautiful and insightful meditation on the life work of bell hooks from Sara Ahmed who teaches us, never stops […]
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Mark Auslander and Avis E. Williams23 April 2022 The proposed South River (Welaunee) Forest zone spans approximately 3,500 acres in southeastern … What these Trees have Seen: Slavery, Post-Slavery, and Anti-Blackness in the South River (Welaunee) Forest Zone Auslander and Williams discuss the history of the South River (Welaunee) forest on Atlanta’s south side. Justice […]
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The first television series i recall watching was Star Trek in the late 1960’s — i was in kindergarten at the time. i grew up enamored with the stars, knowing the minute details of the planets, taking classes at the local observatory (Fernbank) in grade school. A few minutes after seeing the photos from the […]
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