Monthly Archives: July 2012

Solidarity with our friends who were recently raided

We collaborated with our comrades in Decolonize/Occupy Seattle to produce this solidarity statement with those who were raided this past Tues morning. Below is an interview conducted by RT with one of the people who experienced the raid: We are … Continue reading

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Mike Staudenmaier in Seattle: Truth and Revolution, History of the Sojourner Truth Organization (1969-1986)

Mike Staudenmaier, author of Truth and Revolution, will be here in Seattle on July 29th, Sunday. Black Orchid Collective has been strongly influenced by the writings of Sojourner Truth Organization and we are happy to host the talk. Thank you to … Continue reading

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Youth on the Job: sharing strategies on collective survival at the workplace

Some members of BOC, as part of the Decolonize/Occupy Seattle Worker’s Caucus, have been involved in organizing this panel and workshop. This is part of longer term work we have been doing to reach out to workers, especially those whose … Continue reading

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July 9th No New Juvie Event

Some of us have been involved with a group of community members who are working to stop the construction of a new youth jail in the Central District. You can find more information about this project here: https://blackorchidcollective.wordpress.com/ and here: https://blackorchidcollective.wordpress.com/2012/05/21/no-new-juvenile-hall-in-seattle/ If you … Continue reading

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