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.
One of our founding members will be giving a reading at the August 20th Chicago launch of BGD’s new book, “The Solidarity Struggle: How People of Color Succeed and… Read more “Join us for the Chicago launch of BGD’s new book “The Solidarity Struggle””
Dante Servin, the police officer who killed Rekia Boyd by shooting recklessly into a crowd on March 21, 2012, announced his resignation April 17th, 2016. This occurred… Read more “On The Resignation Of Dante Servin”
Today on the National Day of Action to End State Violence Against Black Women, Girls and Femmes, we, DePaul Students for Black Lives, support calls to save… Read more “DePaul University Students Remember Rekia”
Today we take a militant stand against gentrification in Chicago by joining forces with Somos Logan Square to shut down Milwaukee Avenue just outside a major construction… Read more “Blockading Gentrification in Chicago”
In light of recent critiques of those who have bravely mobilized against fascism in the City of Chicago, we are resharing this piece, originally published in Transformative… Read more “Lifted Voices Speaks Out: Concerning Self Defense”
An open letter to Dana Broadnax, Director of Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution at Loyola University: This afternoon, our organizing collective became aware of this letter, released… Read more “On the Pending Disciplinary Action Against Student Organizers at Loyola University Chicago”
One of the common refrains that Indigenous people in the United States are confronted with when they speak to this country’s history of genocide and repression is… Read more “On Holiday Myths and State Violence”
(Photo: Kelly Hayes) Today, community members from around Chicago, and organizers from around the country are standing with Black Youth Project 100 as they protest the International Association… Read more “#StopTheCops: Blockading the International Chiefs of Police Conference”