BLM Protests and the Capitol Siege Aren’t the Same

Equating the actions of those peacefully protesting the systemic and enduring oppression and violence against Black Americans by police forces following the horrific murder of a man and the violent actions of w...

A Look at BLM in France

Around the corner from my front door in the center of Paris is an ersatz memorial. The mural appeared just a couple of weeks ago and is a visual reminder of the millions of Black Congolese killed by the French ...

Why We Must Preserve LGBTQ History

What our built environment projects to the public matters. As the United States Congress has acknowledged in the National Historic Preservation Act, this environment simultaneously reflects and contributes to “...

The Cause of the Protestors is Also Our Cause

The cause of the protestors is intrinsically linked with the cause for queer liberation. On the evening of the 4th of July, I went to a downtown Atlanta protest for reparations for racism. I went for a numbe...

Black Trans Woman Bree Black Murdered in Florida

Bree Black, a Black transgender woman, was found dead in her home after a fatal shooting in Florida, making her the 21st known transgender person to be murdered in 2020. Black, 27, was found dead in her home...

The Intersectional Atlanta Anti-Racism Protests

A month after the murder of George Floyd, the movement against white supremacy remains strong. In Atlanta, a distinctive feature of the protest movement has been its emphasis on intersectionality, with subst...

Just a Reminder: Stonewall Was a Riot

It is 1977. AIDS has not arrived and we are in our hedonistic prime. You take your perky white ass and pink lips to a club’s weekly dark room. “Tonight,” you tell a friend, “I’m gonna get me some Big Black Dick...

Sharing Black Lives Matter Stories

The movement of black lives matter has shined a bright light on racial inequity and police brutality in America. Tebias Perry and Demarcus Austin have decided to spotlight countless individuals who chose to ...