Black women are not a problem. Black women are not a problem. Black women are not a problem. To white people who hold power: study this graphic and commit to never, ever pushing black women out of your organization or watching it happen in your organization. Do not make decisions in isolation but rather stop…

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I connect deeply with the prophetic nature of abolition work. It sounds like dreams, yet points toward a vision beyond today. It sounds critically unwavering, yet holds us capable and able of more than we thought possible. It sounds like immaturity, but requires both the imagination of youth and the steadfast experience of elders. This…

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Yesterday I attended the Black Voices United Candidate Forum. Maranatha Church hosted this black-led space for candidates for Portland Public Schools Board to answer questions of concern from the black community. This event was organized by Nichole Watson and moderated by Sam Thompson. Michelle DePass and Shanice Clarke — you are both my sheros. I wish both…

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Here, before God, in the presence of these witnesses, from this time, I consecrate my life to the destruction of slavery!  – John Brown, 1837 Yesterday I read Kyle Korver’s self reflective piece about his emerging race consciousness. His story models the process of how white people go from centering white cultural norms to an…

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