Dzokhar was sentenced to death today. I’ll never support the state putting folks to death: quickly (death penalty, police violence) or slowly (economic genocide, social death, inaccess to adequate healthcare).…
Law school has a way of changing people, chaining people, to conditions precedent, precedences of professionalism that uphold a legal and political infrastructure that depress the ability of those criminalized…
“All too often, our relationship to these “helping” organizations do not not simply position us to receive services and inform/build solutions but instead to be positioned as a living validation of the often ill-informed ideologies–despite our flesh-informed protestations–the organization has about the folks it wishes to “help.” Our presence, our attempts to gain a foothold in basic survival, often requires and/or weaponizes our bodies as non-consenting, character assailants for all that may come after, creating an irrefutable controlling image of the struggler, a stigmatizing blockade to resources and, in effect, fertile ground for a more vicious, silent struggle for survival.
With this experience in mind, many of us go into the industries near our needs and/or those of our people. We do not seek to redeem the organization and it’s faulty positioning, policies or thinking, but instead re-purpose the resources, policies and organization to better and holistically serve our loved ones.”
The adventures of the blonde streak blonde, from cute to ratchet and b(l)ack .
First (Pre-Coffee) Thoughts: Who is this sister? Why is she writing falsehoods about dead black leaders and black history? Where did she learn to do research? And..even if her history…
The HIV prevention pill, Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), does not need you to be 100% faithful in your dosage to be effect according to a new data presented at the AIDS…