White Supremacy Must Die

Recall the 16th Street Church bombing, an act of white supremacist terror which occurred at an African American church in Birmingham, Alabama on Sunday, September 15, 1963. Four members of the Ku Klux Klan planted over two dozen sticks of dynamite with a timing device beneath the front steps of the church. The terror attack killed four black girls: Addie Mae Collins, Cynthia Wesley, Carole Robertson and Carol Denise McNair. This was an act of intimidation, meant to stifle organizing efforts for the Civil Rights Movement which the Klan saw as a threat to the legacy of white hegemony in the South. 

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Trans Solidarity

In these times, we understand that the strength of our movement is rooted in the people. To be a Dream Defender is to have a radical amount of faith in people. This can only be done through transformative organizing and committed solidarity. We are thoroughly persuaded that justice is indivisible and that freedom is indivisible as well. We fully affirm and defend the humanity and importance of the LGBTQ community

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#BlackGirlsMIA

Black Girls Matter.  

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Mother's Day #BlackBrunch for Black Mothers

Since the beginning of this year countless lives have been lost, and no one knows this pain more deeply than black mothers, whose grief cannot be overlooked. It is necessary and appropriate that the genocide of the black body and the defamation of black culture be discussed on the terms of the people—black people—who must live in fear of attack, who must fear for the lives of their black children. The time for this dialogue is now, and every space is appropriate.

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Profit and Prisons | Slavery By Another Name

De facto segregation through police violence, workplace discrimination and income, education and criminal justice disparities is an American reality. Opportunities for Black and Brown communities have been intentionally thwarted through intergenerationally maintained oppression. What drives this? The same institution that has fueled this country since its birth – slavery. The institution of slavery built the America we live in today through the exploitation of free labor of enslaved Africans. Slavery was abolished in the United States in 1865 – except when it is used as punishment for a crime. Under this loophole in letter and law, slavery by another name, the private prison industry, has continued in this country as a systemic form of oppression motivated by profit.

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Expose the Slaveholders

This is a graphic education series that connects the dots between slavery, mass incarceration and private prisons.  We believe these are the most important facts and insights that people need to know to begin to understand the Private Prison Industry today and how it impacts our communities.

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The Best Miami Gardens Can Do?

The Best Miami Gardens Can Do?

Those armed with the power of the government have repeatedly abused it and continuously oppressed those who possess characteristics different than the desired “norm.” Whether that be gender, race, religion, or sexuality, those who are different or “deviant,” have continuously been criminalized, struck down and brutalized from the streets in our own neighborhoods to the courtrooms in Washington, D.C.

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Dream Defenders Congress 2014 Was a Movie.

Dream Defenders Congress 2014 Was a Movie.

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#DDPalestine

Solidarity Demonstration in Nazareth : Ferguson to Palestine

 

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