Flowers for Black Girls in Honor of Teaira

Last Friday,  October 24th, a group gathered downtown at the Wood Street T Station to celebrate Black Women, Girls and Black Femininity. They rolled deep with 500 flowers, carefully adorned with ribbons and messages of affirmation, “Your Life Matters” “You are valuable.” This day was also the birthday of Teaira Whitehead, the young woman who was… Continue reading Flowers for Black Girls in Honor of Teaira

Indigenous People’s Day: Resistance Local and National

On Monday October 13, the new organization Pittsburgh for Justice held a March and Rally in downtown Pittsburgh urging the city to stop honoring genocide by upholding Columbus Day as a holiday and instead celebrate Indigenous People’s Day. Below are some pictures from the event. Democracy Now! had this report on Seattle’s successful effort to… Continue reading Indigenous People’s Day: Resistance Local and National