My contribution is "Why Aren't We More Outraged When Police Kill Black Women?"
It's short, so I definitely encourage you to read the entire se
Once again, I’ll be tabling at the Feminist Zine Fest. You can pick up a copy of the latest issues of the zine Tenacious: Art & Writings by Women in Prison as well as copies of my books.
Saturday, March 7th, 12 to 6 pm
Barnard College: 3009 Broadway, NYC
Two hundred years ago, quilts were an integral part of the Underground Railroad. Abolitionists sewed patterns into the squares of their quilts. They then hung the quilts in their yards, ostensibly to air them out.
Thursday, March 5th, 6 to 8 pm
515 Malcolm X Blvd
The event is free and open to the public.
NEW YORK — Valerie Seeley has been behind bars since 2003. But her troubles started much earlier, in 1995, when she first met Oliver Williams and his 10-year-old daughter while visiting a friend in Brooklyn.
On July 30, 2014, Margarita Murugia was found hanging in her solitary confinement cell at the California Institution for Women (CIW). “She was there for her own protection, not because she did something,” wrote April Harris, a woman currently incarcerated at CIW. ” Apparently her mom was dying of cancer and they refused to let her see her mom. She tried to kill herself with every denied request.