Resistance Is In Our Blood

Abolition for the People

We’re All Living in a Future Created by Slavery

For centuries, we’ve had our freedoms ripped from us. But like our ancestors, we resist.

The carceral class is made up of persons of African descent. It denotes that, at any given time, your freedom can be systemically ripped from underneath your feet. That you can be torn away from the people you love and the places you love to be.

It is not hyperbole to suggest that the slave ship was an aquatic prison. Its European captain was the warden. Its European crew were the prison guards. And in handcuffs and leg shackles were the formerly free Africans, eaten alive, buried in the belly of vessels of mass incarceration.

I write what I feel needs to be written. That you’re reading my work is a bonus.

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