We just witnessed a system built on white supremacy validate the terroristic acts of a white supremacist.
This only further validates the need to abolish our current system. White supremacy cannot be reformed.
I'm teaching antislavery literature this month, some written by formerly-enslaved people. When you read Black abolitionists, it's clear that slavery was far from benevolent. I wrote this yesterday in response to a 2021 proslavery argument.
San Diego! Voy pa' alla en dos semanas. Friends, will be doing an event in my beautiful hometown at the Centro Cultural de la Raza - it will be an honor to be in that space and in community with you all. I look forward to seeing you - there will be books for sale <3