Healing Justice Principles: Some of What We Believe

“Some things we believe in: the healing power of pleasure, creating majority people of color and Native spaces for healing, centering the genius and leadership of disabled and chronically ill communities…” – Bad Ass Visionary Healers, radical healer babes for liberation. I was introduced to the practice of Healing Justice by Farzana, the youth coordinator…

Shake! – Surviving the System

For the last 6 years I have been involved in Voices That Shake as a writer, poet, project developer and facilitator. Our next course is ‘#SurvivingTheSystem.’  Each time we do an intensive, I am invited to write a blog. Why Surviving the System, Shake!? So Shake is back! We have been on hiatus for nearly…

Keeping them Alive – 13 Dead, Nothing Said! – The New Cross Fire

On 25th March 1981, 25,000(!) people of African descent from all over the UK marched through the streets of London (imagine this) on Black Liberation Day as a staggering response to the deaths of 13 young people in who attended a birthday party in New Cross today in 1981.