Tomorrow on May Day i’m going to remember that mass incarceration is forced migration. That i cannot talk about low wage workers without talking about incarcerated people’s labor or the haunting & on going effects of slavery, ableism & colonialism. But mostly i’m just excited to experience a bunch of queer, trans, gender non conforming […]
reblogging for Brandi who was murdered last night in Oakland. – Dear Michael Freemen, We Cannot Live Without Our Lives! Free CeCe! ps We Will Fight Back! sincerely, The Committee for Self Determination & Self Defense
At a Liberation Summer planning meeting last night, Angela Davis encouraged us to examine our own bodies, beliefs & psyches in order to interrogate where the Prison Industrial Complex has taken residence inside ourselves. Simply put, she said, we are not beyond being oppressive! Convinced & determined i left the meeting early and went straight […]
Thursday, Friday and Saturday Columbia University hosts the Manning Marable Memorial Conference. Manning Marable was my history professor in college and often told the class “y’all aren’t ready for the truth yet!” (thanks for reminding me, AJ!) He was also one of the reasons I decided to move to New York City, having grown […]
Dear Michael Freemen, We Cannot Live Without Our Lives! Free CeCe! ps We Will Fight Back! sincerely, The Committee for Self Determination & Self Defense
freececemcdonald: CeCe McDonald Supporters Meet with Hennepin County Attorney Michael Freeman; Freeman says “The criminal justice system is not built for, nor is it good at, solving a lot of society’s problems.” Contact: Katie Burgess, Executive Director, Trans Youth Support Network, firstname.lastname@example.org, (612) 363-757 and Billy Navarro Jr, MN Transgender Health Coalition, email@example.com, (612) 823-1152 […]
freececemcdonald: Another fabulous piece of street Art here in Minneapolis, all inspired by our fabulous CeCe McDonald. This is the same spot that one of the first tags was found. The city painted over it and the Artist came back to create large and even more colorful Art!
Looking SO FABULOUS While making May Day Signs & Party with Audre Lorde Project/Trans Justice, FIERCE, Queers for Economic Justice, Sylvia Rivera Law Project, Streetwise & Safe !
NYCers! Next Friday at the New Museum I’ll be taking part in the conversation Genderfull Lives, Genderfull Politics part of a symposium called “We Who Feel Differently” about queer possibility in art, politics and society. I’ll be presenting video, photo and news articles about Sylvia Rivera. And then on Saturday along with the participants of the discussion Queering […]
Odofemi: TWAT/fest CALL for SUBMISSIONS!! odofemi: TWAT/fest (Trans Women’s Arts Toronto) CALL OUT FOR SUBMISSIONS Due June 10th, 2012 Please distribute widely! Do you identify as a trans woman (MTF, MAAB genderqueer, transsexual, tgirl, transgender, hijra, travesti, transvestite, woman of transsexual experience, etc etc…