BLACKout Collective

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Celebrating Juneteenth with Remembrance and Resistance

How will you commemorate—and further—Black liberation?

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The Movement For Black Lives to Reclaim Black Spaces This Juneteenth

“From vacant lots to empty school buildings, Black people across the country will take back land that should be used for the good of the people.”

Ella Taught Me: Shattering the Myth of the Leaderless Movement

It’s in vogue to call the new movement to end police violence against black civilians leaderless. Historian and veteran activist Barbara Ransby argues that it has many leaders in the Ella Baker tradition—and that Twitter won’t save us.