Activism · Chicago · Police Violence · Poverty · Racism

On Disruption…

On the first day of the new year, a coalition of organizers from Black Lives Matter: Chicago, Assata’s Daughters, Southside Organizing Together for Power, and BYP100 traveled around to different restaurants  in Lake View and Wicker Park during the brunch hour as BlackBrunchChi, where they “disrupted” the brunch of the mostly White patrons to create… Continue reading On Disruption…

Goals · Personal

What I Learned About Myself in 2015

This blog post was inspired by listening to a podcast called The Friend Zone, where three friends Fran, Dustin, and Assante, discuss various topics that all center around mental wellness. In the spirit of the new year, on the last episode Fran asked what are the three things that you learned about yourself that you love… Continue reading What I Learned About Myself in 2015

Activism · Chicago · Community

2015…

This year has been full of ups and downs. Much to celebrate, but also much to mourn. Over 20 trans women, most of them trans women of color, have been murdered this year, an increase from 13 trans women killed last year, despite the increased mainstream public attention towards issues impacting trans people and to trans… Continue reading 2015…