Activism

Justice for All Just Ain’t Specific Enough

This article originally appeared in Sesi’s Spring 2015 issue. Subscribe here to stay up on our current editions. In the eight months since Ferguson, a grand jury chose not to indict the police officer who killed the unarmed teen, and the Department of Justice decided not to file civil rights charges, either. This may have […]

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Activism

We Need a Revolution

A call for revolutionary self-care for the young, Black activist. By Stacey Coles #BlackLivesMatter, prison reform, environmentalism, women’s rights –– the list could go on and on. There’s a load of issues in the world and plenty of reasons you may feel the urge to join the fight for change. And while it’s no cap […]

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Black Lives Matter

Former Cop Who Killed Jordan Edwards Found Guilty

By Andréa Butler When we first saw “Jordan Edwards” trending on our TL yesterday, we were expecting to click and discover yet another example of injustice in a long string of cops getting away with murdering unarmed Black people. But this time, our gasps, shouts, and tears were celebratory, rather than sorrowful because 38-year-old Roy […]

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Black Lives Matter, Health

Stay Woke + Well

It’s been less than 24 hours (at the time of publishing) since Donald Trump — a racist, homophobic, Islamaphobic, liar — became the president-elect. Witnessing this campaign, along with countless other race-based traumas that have been captured on video, gone viral, and sparked national and international outrage over the past few years, can be psychologically […]

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