From April, 2017

Direct Action in New York City

Things may (or may not) seem helpless to you considering the current sociopolitical and racial climate within the global community. World “leaders” are forcing their constituents into existential crises and material conditions that are unacceptable and often unhealthy or violent. What is there to do? We all have our own ways of taking direct action…

Thin Blue Line Between Justice and Corruption: Part One

“Crime is thus not that which negatively affects society or a proportion of its members; it is what which society, or a proportion of its members, chooses to treat as such.” -Didier Fassin, Prison Worlds: An Ethnography of the Carceral Condition Fassin also asserts that “analyzing who is jailed and why means asking which of…

20 Most Petty Slytherin Women of Color in TV & Film

“Or perhaps in Slytherin you’ll make your real friends, those cunning folks use any means to achieve their ends.” 20. Jackie Brown (Jackie Brown) 19. Whitley Gilbert (A Different World) 18. Luna Garza (True Blood) 17. Maxine Shaw (Living Single) 16. Ming Huang (Awkward) 15. Mary Jane Paul (Being Mary Jane) 14. Aleida Diaz (OITNB)…