With coronavirus hitting the US hard, there are growing fears community groups will have to resort to funding provided by surveillance programmes.
“COVID just exposed the inequities to the mainstream eye,” Junard said. “We’ve always been here.”
Claiming “inclusivity” without being anti-racist doesn’t prevent feelings of exclusion.
What impact could that have on the communities they’re leaving?
Solidarity is more than a written statement.
My therapist often reminds me during our sessions about my commitment to care and joy in my life. “What are you doing that brings you joy?” I usually think to myself, “not a damn thing”.
Pride and Joy!
An open letter to my people who are White and sincerely want to show up in their inter-cultural relationships during this time.
The city has a long history of spying on its Black residents.
“I can no longer afford the luxury of being selective about with whom I share my fear, my pain, my rage.”