Going Beyond Allyship: Allies, Accomplices, and Co-conspirators
On April 7, 2021, the members of the East Alabama chapter of Showing Up for Racial Justice discussed the meaning of allyship and the many forms it can take. The presentation from that meeting is available here.
The Rise of Anti-Asian Racism in the United States
On March 3, 2021 East Alabama chapter of Showing up for Racial Justice discussed the rise of anti-Asian racism in the United States. The presentation with suggested resources as well as considerations for taking action is included here.
An Immigrant’s Tears
On July 29th, 2016, I became a US citizen. The immigration officer presiding over the ceremony said that this would be a second birthday for everyone taking the oath that day. “Except on this birthday you won’t get any older,” she chuckled out a worn-out joke. Perhaps it was a second birthday. But it was…
“We Want Justice” #PhoenixRally
It was a hot evening. We walked in downtown Phoenix under the rumbling noise of a huge helicopter. Several blocks down and around and we joined other people, groups of people, who were headed to the same event. The facebook announcement said that it would be a vigil for Philando Castile and Altron Sterling. On the…