Category: Racial Justice

See You at the Polls?

By Elrena Evans The presidential election is one week away. Organizations like Rock the Vote, Project Vote and Voto Latino are working hard to increase voter registration and, ultimately, turnout. Both Donald Trump and Hillary...

Weep with Me

by Zakiya Jackson Who will weep with me I can feel the ancestors hoping praying dripping with blood fervor anticipation Who will weep with me as the recoil of mixed up emotions identities spoken...

The Fallacies of Neoliberal Protest

by Russell Rickford This post is an amended version of remarks read at a rally organized by Cornell University’s Black Students United (BSU) on September 23, 2016. Students gathered to protest the recent police...

It Matters

by Matthias Roberts It matters how we do life in this world. This world. Not the next world. Not the world that we are waiting for. This world. The more I pay attention to the...

NoDAPL Is Everywhere

by Andrea Smith (photos of NoDAPL protests by Joe Bursky, Creative Commons license) The proposed Dakota Access Pipeline that is currently the center of the Indigenous struggle was previously scheduled to be built near...

How Then Shall We Respond?

by Micky ScottBey Jones What has been the response from various churches to the Indigenous-led protection of water at Standing Rock and opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline (#NoDAPL)? A few denominations have issued...

Learn by Making Mistakes

by Kathy Khang How did you learn to tie your shoes? To drive? To style your hair? To write your name in cursive? To read? To swim? To ride a bike? Unless you are...