Today i am reflecting on the life and work of George Jackson who was assassinated 50 years ago this day. Jackson was a prison activist, revolutionary, writer, educator, care-giver, truth teller. Jackson was killed under dubious circumstances attempting to escape his captors. The legality of the proceedings which placed him in San Quentin prison are […]Read More The revolutionary love of George Jackson
What does “here” mean to us?Read More Where is here?
Reflecting on the violence of the last months, Malcolm’s words give a path forward with unified actionRead More Message to the grassroots
Safety predicated on police terror is neither safe nor sustainable.Read More Means to an end
It’s time for Emory University to come to terms with its involvement in Georgia’s slave economy and theft of Indigenous lands.Read More Emory University and Reparations
Black people in computing and their allies — designers, developers, technical support professionals, bloggers, data scientists, technical writers, on and on — have issued a call for equity and fairness. Read it https://blacksincomputingopenlettercommunity.wordpress.com/ We want computing to stop harming and menacing Black lives. We want equity in computing and not repression. We want justice.Read More The Black Computing Community’s call for equity and fairness
Slowly, with each passing day, with each gathering of thousands, the physical monuments to white supremacy are coming down. It is too early to tell if the immense institutional structures that erected them — policing, the very U.S. economy, the educational system, the health care system — will also be reborn in the wake of […]Read More Racist monuments are slowly crumbling
Dare to imagine a United States without incarcerationRead More Be a prison abolitionist
People are emphasizing the material over the human.
– Dr Illya Davis, Morehouse College
The opposite of racist isn’t ‘not racist.’ It is ‘anti-racist.’ The heartbeat of racism is denial. — Ibram X. Kendi It’s been said that racism is so … An Anti-racist Reading List My colleague Ryan Boren compiled this pertinent reading list. Be an anti-racist. Start today.Read More An Anti-racist Reading List