While we have seen some semblance of emancipation, we still live with the vestiges of slavery everyday in the United States
- Patrisse Cullors is a co-founder of Black Lives Matter
What does it look like to build a city, state or nation invested in communities thriving rather than their death and destruction? To ask this question is the first act of an abolitionist.
I am an abolitionist. What does this mean? Abolitionist resistance and resilience draws from a legacy of black led anti-colonial struggle in the United States and throughout the Americas including places like Haiti, the first black republic founded on the principles of anti-colonialism and black liberation.