The violence we witnessed one week ago is not novel, but rather a continuation of the racial terror that is germane to the American fabric. What we witnessed seven days ago and the rhetoric surrounding it is an America we know all too well.
Every year on November 20th, we hold a vigil to remember all the trans victims of murder and suicide the world over. Every year I read the list of names, I think about how my community is hurting, and I realize, every year, that any one of those lists could have my name on it.
The General Election is next week. Make sure you’re ready to vote.
With the 2020 General Election less than seven days away, now is crunch time for making your voting plan.
U.S. voters are voting early and breaking absentee voting records nationwide — including here in Alabama. With early voting being the safest way to vote for the General Election, now is the time to make sure your family and friends are voting absentee too.
Birmingham’s new 1.3 million dollar surveillance technology doesn’t prevent or “solve crimes.” It responds to crimes that have already occurred by utilizing surveillance tools that have a documented record of racist targeting and increased criminalization of Black, brown and poor communities.