In response to the protests in Baltimore following the killing of Freddie Gray, Marisa Franco of #Not1more, issued the following:
[En español aquí] Despite the clear crisis exposed by Ferguson and Staten Island, Cleveland and Columbus, the list of those who have lost their lives at the hands of police grows in number almost every day. We will not forget their names.
That is the violence we deplore.
History, current and past, shows that it is only when people step out of the pre-drawn lines of acceptable existence and resistance as Black people, poor people, or those who are forgotten and deemed as disposable that the cameras come and pundits preach. Read more