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Decriminalize Black Bodies Action Recap

A number of studies recognize that Black and Brown people in most cases abuse substances at disproportionately lower rates than their White counterparts. However, people of color are still statistically…

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Let’s Get In Formation

Folks that hold historically marginalized identities operate and live in spaces where we have to be bold and uncomfortable in order to enact change in our communities. We cannot be…

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Three Important Takeaways from the Peter Liang Case

In November of 2014, NYPD officers Peter Liang and Shaun Landau were conducting a vertical patrol in a residential apartment stairwell that resulted in the killing of Akai Gurley, an…

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Hood Politics: The Fetishization of Compton (Black Death)

For those in much need of a reminder, let me begin with this disclaimer: Compton is a real place. It exists today and will be there tomorrow. Real people with…

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The Complexity of #Asians4BlackLives

It is officially Lunar New Year, and I again find myself sitting around the dinner table with my first-generation Chinese family. My grandmother and dad are making traditional dishes that…