Tag Archives: Black liberation

What is Christmas for Mike Brown’s Family?

The past few weeks, friends and I have been in the streets of Seattle, participating in the #Black Lives Matter/ Ferguson solidarity protests.  I wrote a reflection on the Black Friday actions that disrupted commerce in downtown Seattle, shutting down … Continue reading

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“How to Overthrow the Illuminati” Pamphlet

This summer, I collaborated with comrades in New York City to produce a pamphlet criticizing conspiracy theories.  We also set up a website to discuss and distribute the pamphlet.  For some reason, I forgot to link it here on the … Continue reading

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Event: More 4 Mann – Seattle Public Schools’ Board Meeting

We are reposting a call out for solidarity. Members of the Black community in Seattle have been holding space in the abandoned Horace Mann School building (owned by the Seattle Public Schools). Free classes for youth and childcare have been … Continue reading

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Reading for Revolution (Parts 1 and 2)

This is a three- part series of short articles on collective learning and the struggle for a new society.  The first two parts are included in this post, and the third will be published later. The first article  is called … Continue reading

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Seattle teachers resist standardized testing

Teachers at Seattle’s Garfield High School have recently chosen to resist administering a standardized test used for student and teacher evaluation.  Ballard High School teachers followed soon after, declaring that they also would resist the test.  This is making big waves locally … Continue reading

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Free Marissa Alexander!

BOC received this letter from a local feminist socialist group called Radical Women. We’re endorsing Marissa Alexander’s fight against Florida’s minimum sentencing laws and more broadly against a racist and sexist criminal punishment system. Please consider signing the online petition … Continue reading

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Abolish White Schools. Abolish Wealthy Schools. Quality Learning for All!

This call was put out by a group of parents, teachers, and community members, including one member of BOC: Abolish White Schools.  Abolish Wealthy Schools.  Quality Learning for All! Please join a kickoff/planning meeting to brainstorm the creation of a new group focused … Continue reading

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