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Whats Does Defunding The Police Mean?

As protests run into their third week, a sizable chunk of activists and demonstrators have called for “defunding” or even “abolishing” police departments. The movement has since gained traction, and many cities are listening to their calls. Funding for the Los Angeles Police Depar...

As protests run into their third week, a sizable chunk of activists and demonstrators have called for “defunding” o...

From A Fizzled Flame

All my life I have been angry. Outraged. Ill-tempered. Quick to implode, to burst, to react. Racism was familiar with my character — these have always been the traits to first ascend during my encounters with it. I was always the girl ready to assert my voice, doing the calling out, the...

All my life I have been angry. Outraged. Ill-tempered. Quick to implode, to burst, to react. Racism was familiar with m...

Protest Is Not A Choice — Find Your Outlet, Raise The Bar

I’ve been trying to find the words that best encapsulate the overarching feeling that is consuming the Black community right now. The truth is, I can’t speak for everyone on this matter, as we are individual beings with contrasting backgrounds and experiences. So instead, I’ve opted...

I’ve been trying to find the words that best encapsulate the overarching feeling that is consuming the Black communit...

Black Bodies

What will it take for Black bodies to matter? When will our outcries ever be taken seriously? I see protesters, peaceful and violent, get shot with rubber bullets, lose their eyes and suffer severe injuries. Why is it that when we stand up for the injustices of the Black community, we ...

What will it take for Black bodies to matter? When will our outcries ever be taken seriously? I see protesters, peac...