Shadow Boxing: A Chicana’s Journey from Vigilante Violence to Transformative Justice

by Lena Palacios Dedication: To the victims and survivors of both sexual and state violence, to the many shadowboxers whom I know and love: to those who intimately understand that boxing is war but so is life. [Shadow Boxing: A Chicana’s Journey from Vigilante Violence to Transformative Justice (14:22 minutes)] Synopsis: In this video mash-up dedicated […]

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With Immediate Cause: Intense Dreaming as World-making

by Lena Palacios   We cannot live without our lives. –Banner held by Combahee River Collective members protesting the sexual assault and murder of twelve Black women in the Boston area in the first six months of 1979.[1] The body count of stigmatized, criminalized, incarcerated, legally eliminated, socially dead, expendable and disposable, sexually violated, tortured, missing […]

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