Bobby Seale looking over bags of food being donated to the black community.
I think it’s telling that folks are more likely to circulate images of the BPP holding guns than they are of them passing out food. Even folks who supposedly support/ed the party. Guns are sexy and ~political~and virulent and masculine—groceries bags of food—that’s not what revolution is about. Except, that’s exactly what revolution is about.
But those bags of food were just as dangerous to the Whites as those guns.
Just think if they’d succeeded and hadn’t been discredited?
Okay tumblr, here’s the dealie. Remember how I posted about awesome bro who was about to become homeless because his poop butt parents were kicking him out because he wouldn’t break up with his equally awesome boyfriend?
WELP He’s currently bouncing around on couches and is still in need of…
I’m setting up a secret Facebook group where we can connect what we create to undoing racism by connecting with other smart, creative people of color. The goal is to organize at least one event (IRL or online) where our work acts as a springboard for anti-racist learning, activism, and organizing.
If you want to be part of this group, shoot me an ask with your Facebook info and a bit of information about yourself so I can add you.
Also, if you have 60 seconds and $1, please take a moment to tell the world about the arts and entertainment you want to see and support the $1 Play Project.
To help CeCe’s family get to and from court we are asking folks if they can donate 5 BUS CARDS, 30 day passes would be best. If you can do this please send them to: CeCe McDonald, c/o Trans Youth Support Network, P.O. Box 7625, Minneapolis, MN 55407