Monthly Archives: April 2012

Support the Everything for Everyone Festival!

Organizers in Seattle have announced a free political and cultural gathering scheduled for August 11-12. The Everything for Everyone Festival (#e4e) will be an outdoor event that features music, arts, workshops, debates and actions to “continue the spirit of resistance … Continue reading

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UW Workers and Students Fight Management

A small, ad hoc group of trades workers, custodians, and graduate student workers at University of Washington (where I work as a research assistant) has formed to fight the firing of a black maintenance supervisor who was whistleblowing on a … Continue reading

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Ruminations on the Murder of Trayvon Martin

When I heard about the murder of Trayvon Martin I felt numb. Murdering of Blacks especially black youth is such a regular occurrence that I can’t even feel. A dehumanizing society does that.What struck me about the murder of Trayvon … Continue reading

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May 1st flyering

This is the flyer that some of us in Black Orchid Collective have worked on and been distributing. We have been flyering consistently with friends in the South End. If you are interested in joining us, please email us at … Continue reading

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Poetry and Posters by Youth, in Memory of Trayvon Martin

The other day, a bunch of us went to a “thousand hoodie” rally in downtown Seattle to honor the memory of Trayvon Martin, a 17 year old Black teenager murdered by George Zimmerman, part of the neighborhood watch in a … Continue reading

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