Dear Friends,

Welcome to Keep Up, Up with Liberation! the first edition of our new newsletter. The month of June has been full of reflection, for us, and the rest of the world. The state sponsored murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and Ahmaud Arbery once again reveal the systemic racism that is deeply rooted in our institutions and expose the complicity of those who reinforce violence, anti-Blackness and white supremacy. These systems are being challenged and met with inspiring waves of resistance from the people, led by Black organizers. …


outline of a woman. globe with leaves sitting on it. a sun.
outline of a woman. globe with leaves sitting on it. a sun.

Mi mamá, she works hard for us
4’9 but a giant staring down the face of imperialism
She uses her body as a shield
To protect me from those who wish to cause harm to my brown body —
Tear me into pieces and tell me I am nothing
That my existence is only worth acknowledging when it feeds the mouths of your trigger happy sons and Eurocentric feminist “wHaT’s iNtErSeCtIoNaLitY?” …

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