Alton Sterling and When Black Lives Stop Mattering

Roxane Gay JULY 6, 2016 – Published on New York Times OVER the past several years, we have borne witness to grainy videos of what “protect and serve” looks like for black lives — Tamir Rice, Walter Scott, Eric Garner, Kajieme Powell, to name a few. I don’t think any of us could have imagined… Continue reading Alton Sterling and When Black Lives Stop Mattering

7 Resources: Role of Poor and Working Class White People & the Election

Rahula Janowski from the Catalyst Project’s  writes in recent email: This electoral season continues to illuminate the power of race, racism, and xenophobia to divide people and to empower the ruling class. Trump won the Republican party nomination using openly racist, classist and sexist campaign rhetoric.  Meanwhile, the Sanders campaign has highlighted the country’s profound… Continue reading 7 Resources: Role of Poor and Working Class White People & the Election