A Conversation With Patrisse Khan-Cullors

After delivering a speech at a March For Our Lives demonstration in Richmond, VA about the significance listening to Black youth in the fight for gun violence prevention, I was offered the opportunity to write for the ACLU of Virginia’s to share my thoughts on juvenile justice, racial justice and womanism. I was then invited … Continue reading A Conversation With Patrisse Khan-Cullors

Black Lives Matter Activist Nupol Kiazolu on Womanism

The murder of Trayvon Martin ignited a fire within a then 12-year-old Nupol Kiazolu "that she's never felt before." "I couldn’t fully articulate how I felt at the time, but I knew I was angry," she wrote in a post on Instagram. "A few days after your murder, I came to school with my gray hoodie … Continue reading Black Lives Matter Activist Nupol Kiazolu on Womanism

Does My Life Matter – A Poem About Police Brutality

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PS4XwaQSWI0 Late at night, you stop at a gas station in a suburban neighborhood, where you've lived all of your life. An officer stands by and watches you as you pull the money out of your pocket at the tank. The officer pulls out his gun. You throw your hands up and drop yourself to … Continue reading Does My Life Matter – A Poem About Police Brutality

14 Black Girls, Women & Non-Binary People Every Womanist Should Know About

Many institutions fail to educate Black History and Women's History from the most marginalized voices in the Black community. Black women, girls and non-binary people are often discredited for our contributions to the feminist movement and the civil rights movement. Civil Rights is often centered around cisgender and heterosexual Black men, while mainstream feminism is … Continue reading 14 Black Girls, Women & Non-Binary People Every Womanist Should Know About