We will not allow respectability or binaries of good and bad protest to place any constraints on our solidarity.
We must all acknowledge the severity of our situation. And then we have to act.
The Lifted Voices Collective is now, as ever, in solidarity with the Chicago Dyke March Collective.
December 17 is the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers.
Let’s bring love, protection and warmth everywhere that we can.
Remember, it’s not over until the banks drop out.
Black Lives Matter Chicago and Lifted Voices unequivocally denounce the violence enacted by state and county police forces against the Standing Rock Water Protectors.
In spite of significant acts of intimidation, we will not back down in the face of those who actually train police to wage war on oppressed communities.
We believe that Brown and Black solidarity is essential to the overthrow of oppressive systems.
Bresha’s mother calls her daughter a hero. And we agree.