I ended the essay Abolition, Tory Lanez & Meg thee Stallion: Whenever a Black woman is the victim of abuse at the hands of a man, no matter what the circumstances, she will be made to answer for her own pain and turned into either the butt of the joke or a villain. People become…
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I am a Black woman, a defense attorney, and an abolitionist. Those things don’t conflict, but during the trial against Tory Lanez, as someone who was…
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America practices a politic of distraction by condemning parts so that it can preserve the whole. Political fetch if you will. Focus your ire on police…
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There is nothing new, revolutionary, legitimate, or nuanced about racism, white supremacy, white nationalism, and everything in between. The same is…
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A society doesn’t end up with a massive prison industrial complex if that society isn’t on some level, invested in the punitive beliefs that uphold it…
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If you are fighting against systemic racism in white America, you must always remember that “there are no new pains.” Otherwise, you’ll be discouraged…
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Every Black person navigating white America knows there’s always the opportunity to betray the Black community and your own principles in exchange for…
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If you’re in the business of trying (or just hoping) to change the world around you, you undoubtedly find yourself wondering how. How do we create…
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