Jacob Blake and Systemic Sterilization

Jacob Blake and Systemic Sterilization

I spoke previously about the shooting of unarmed black men as an act of genocide, but as I sit here reading about Jacob Blake’s injuries, a word that continues to appear in my mind is Eugenics. Specifically, considering the average age of present black male killed by anti-black policing in juxtaposition to Ida B. Wells’ [...]

Policing and American Personhood

Policing and American Personhood

On the second night of the Republican National Convention, Abby Johnson of Planned Parenthood provided a graphic description of abortion to pull on the heartstrings and taunt the consciousness of a conscious-less audience. She preceded this anecdote by disclosing Planned Parenthood’s racist origins. Johnson’s speech was undoubtedly supposed to be moving, however, it illuminated the [...]