What is Agnes Scott College’s commitment to Black Lives?Read More Injustice at Agnes Scott College
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
When they ask you why Atlanta was burning last night, tell them it was an uprising. If you want a quick answer, you can quote the economist Thomas Piketty Every human society must justify its inequalities: unless reasons for them are found, the whole political and social edifice stands in danger of collapse. Capital and […]Read More Why is Atlanta burning?
The advancement of humanity is the struggle against inequality — Thomas PikettyRead More A review of Capital and Ideology
Georgia’s plan to reopen the state on April 24th are not safe. Let’s demand moral accountabilityRead More Restarting Georgia’s economy from coronavirus the right way
The post from Dr Bernice King is a sobering reminder of her father’s assassination 52 years ago in Memphis Tennessee There are three things that run through my head as I sit with that. He died in solidarity with sanitation workers The Memphis sanitation workers were on strike to protest inhumane working conditions — two […]Read More Martin Luther King was assassinated 52 years ago today