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Talking About Life & Death

Talking About Life & Death

As I write this, my neighbor and three dear friends are dealing with parents in Florida suffering with COVID-19. I light candles for them, next to the ones I light for my own deceased parents. I am aware of how many more people have lost their...

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Unmasking the Truth In Orange County

Unmasking the Truth In Orange County

I live in Orange County, CA, where some of our neighbors are pushing to reopen as quickly as possible. Last month our county medical director required people here to wear masks in public before the governor did. The most vocal people for re-opening...

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Our Ancestors’ Roadmap

Our Ancestors’ Roadmap

Viewing the world from rural New Mexico has felt painful and disorienting these past few months, as well as deeply meaningful. From here I see dominant systems collapsing before our eyes, more rapidly than ever before. I see our neighbors, hard hit...

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My Black Immigrant Life

My Black Immigrant Life

I am a Black Immigrant Muslim woman in Detroit. Every morning I wake up and check which part of my identity is being targeted. Will I wear my “Black Lives Matter” t-shirt for someone Black killed today? Will I wear my “Immigration is a Black Issue”...

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Asian Families & Workers 4 Black Lives

Asian Families & Workers 4 Black Lives

Like so many of us in the US and around the globe, I’ve spent many recent days and nights on the streets demanding an end to white supremacy and police brutality, the forces that so violently took George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and so many Black...

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