Tag: black lives matter

Reflecting on the Protests in Portland

Portland is one of the whitest cities in America, with an extremely racist history. So who would have ever thought we would be the city to watch during the modern-day civil rights movement?

Unetaneh Tokef for Black Lives

A rewriting of Unetaneh Tokef in honor of the Black Lives that have been lost to racist violence.

Where Was the “Peace” 400 Years Ago?

I thought my father hadn’t fought that day because he gave in. I thought he had let them win, when in reality, he had decided that his life, vows, and the promises that he had made to his wife and children trumped everything.

Black Lives Matter: Read, Learn, and Act

In the wake of this most recent horrific moment of racist violence and white supremacy, we would like to share the articles we’ve been reading and rereading–the organizations we’ve been following, and resources we’ve been turning to.  

This Radical Medical Collective Ministers to Protesters

The idea was that we wanted to do action/activist medicine. We understood that many communities have to create their own medical infrastructure, taking care of themselves, because of racism, sexism, homophobia, or transphobia.  Many of us in the collective have not felt safe accessing conventional emergency medical services