BRONX BLOODY THURSDAY

This is an opportunity
for Black people to join grassroots struggles independent of the state, capitalist economy, and the non-profit industrial complex. These systems can not be reformed. We present our case not to HRW, the UN, or any
other international court but to Black people around the world. We extend solidarity to the millions fighting for Black liberation in Haiti, Trinidad, and across the Caribbean; we join our people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, and Nigeria whose resources
are pillaged, the Garifuna who continue to be dispossessed in Central America, to Palestine, to Cuba and wherever Black grassroots struggle continues to rise. It is our duty now to connect our struggles with Black people across the globe, and to fight for Black liberation by any means
necessary.

[image description]: Intertwined ribbon banners with the words "Listen, can you hear it? A Change is coming Now!" - The ribbons are floating in the air above a crowd of people with their fists raised.

Freedom Dreams and Abolitionist Youth Organizing

by Kaitlyn J. Selman and Cori J. Farrow [featured image by Pete Railand] Visionary fiction writer Walidah Imarisha says, “We live in a quantum universe—the possibilities are endless. The way systems of power maintain themselves is to deny us that and to tell us …

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Keeping Communities Connected: COVID-19 and the State of Prison Profiteering

By Michelle Dillon In his 2018 article “How Prisons Serve Capitalism,” Dan Berger wrote, “More than profit, capitalism generates misery from its poorest subjects.”[i] Especially in the context of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is clear that a fulcrum of carceral control is not simply …

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Prisoners’ Lives in the Hands of Corrections Officers: When COVID, Labour Conditions, and Health Collide

By: Emily Marra, Hen Povereni, and Natasha McMillan  On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic.[1] This sparked a dialogue regarding one of society’s most ill-protected and often forgotten populations: incarcerated individuals. Abolitionists have long argued that systems of incarceration …

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