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Rewriting the Future: Using Science Fiction to Re-envision Justice

Originally posted at Bitch Media1

When I tell people I am a prison abolitionist and that I believe in ending all prisons, they often look at me like I rode in on a unicorn sliding down a rainbow. 2,003 more words

Sci Fi

Religious Freedom? You Mean License To Be A Jackass?

On Thursday Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed Senate Bill 101, also known as the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, into law.


Governor Pence is quoted as saying; “”The Constitution of the United States and the Indiana Constitution both provide strong recognition of the freedom of religion but today, many people of faith feel their religious liberty is under attack by government action.” 154 more words


Global notes Daily March 29 2015

Nigeria elections

Amid violence by Boko Haram militants, the Nigerian voters “resolutely cast their ballot” (Guardian), This is the most closely fought election. It is between a President who is seen as weak and a General who is seen as being too strong and authoritarian, who was once the dictator of Nigeria. 247 more words

A girl's best friend

by Esperanza M.

I have always had a huge crush on Marilyn Monroe. However, for most of my life, all I knew about her was she was beautiful, sexy and charming. 236 more words


The Truth v Progressivism

This person speaks truth. This is the biggest thing that has pushed me away from Democrats, liberals, and especially progressives.

Their conscious choice to ignore information and… 394 more words


The 22nd Annual Summer Activist Training is here!


Do you want to learn valuable skills in community organizing and direct action campaigns with like-minded folks from Asian Pacific Islander American communities? 152 more words

Why this blog was created

What’s Happening Black Oakland is a resource for black people to connect with and inform each other about the transformative work happening in the Oakland black community. 159 more words