Category: Race & Ethnicity

Tracing Black Lives Matter Back in Time

Tracing Black Lives Matter Back in Time

—Paula C. Austin
Young Black people’s engagement in campaigns against anti-Black violence has a long history, even well beyond what many conventionally understand to be the civil rights movement.

White Women for Black Lives

White Women for Black Lives

—Zillah Eisenstein
Read a speech written for several rallies in the past week on behalf of #BlackLivesMatter and the multi-racial protests for an end to white supremacy and carceral rule.

A Lesson for Zoom Elementary

A Lesson for Zoom Elementary

—Candis Watts Smith
This is the last week of COVID crisis-schooling for many of us, and there’s one more lesson that we should teach our children and remind ourselves before we move into a camp-less summer: racism isn’t over there or back then, it’s right where you live, right now.