The white and wealthy are lucky abolition is all we want.
A trans-led coalition of Chicago-based organizations–headed by the Trans Liberation Collective and including the BTGNC Collective, Black Lives Matter Chicago, Jewish Voice for Peace, Assata’s Daughters and Pilsen Alliance–are shutting […]
A world without prions and police already exists for the elite. Abolition means demanding that world exist for all.
On March 3rd, 2017 in Chicago, IL, the Trans Liberation Collective in conjunction with Brave Space Alliance, BTGNC Collective, Black Lives Matter Chicago and the Trans United Fund hosted a historic […]
A white, liberal family member of mine was shocked to learn I despise people referring to the US as “a nation of immigrants.” While discussing the laundry list of current […]
Last Sunday afternoon, Joshua Beal was fatally shot by an off-duty sergeant with the Chicago Police Department in the South Side neighborhood of Mt. Greenwood. He was visiting from Indianapolis for the […]
The first time I ran from the cops I was eighteen. I was visiting New York on my own, staying with friends in the Bronx. While walking back toward the […]
My dad is Black and from the US. My mom is Scottish-Irish. I came out very light skinned. For most of my early childhood I was universally read as white. […]
I’ve been writing this piece for a long time. I’ve been apprehensive about sharing it. I ultimately decided to because it contains things I’ve wanted to say, and that I feel deeply. […]
On July 4th, 2015 Itemid “Angel” Al Matar was climbing an el train platform with a backpack full of food she’d just purchased. She was headed home to break her ramadan […]