Our History and Our Dreams: Building Black and Native Solidarity

Our History and Our Dreams: Building Black and Native Solidarity

Young Black organizer and performing artist Ethan Viets-VanLear and Remy, a Diné, Navajo direct action trainer, worked in creative collaboration to combat police violence in Chicago in May of 2015. (Photo: Kelly Hayes)As the movement for Black Lives enters its second year, some non-Black activists, like myself, have been moved to think critically about the intersections of struggles within the Black community and the struggles of our own peoples. As an Indigenous activist, I am moved by the knowledge that the same structures that have long maintained both Black and Native disposability continue to crush our young people, and brutalize Read More

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