Human Rights Open Mic @ Lamont Street Collective
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Human Rights Open Mic @ Lamont Street Collective

I’m still so inspired by the folks that participated in the Human Rights Open Mic last Friday at the Lamont Street Collective (a truly amazing place)! Some photos below and a teaser. I will soon be launching a page called Mad Catz: The DC Beat, which will feature radical DC poets. Stay tuned, Black Cat readers! Advertisements Continue reading

International Peace Day – Changing the Narrative
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International Peace Day – Changing the Narrative

I spent International Peace Day in one of the best ways possible – eating pizza while having a round-table with other peace activists on how we can work for peace and against violence, militarism, war, and greed. The round-table was led by two bastions of peace activism in the US – Barbara Wien and David … Continue reading

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The Sique Kidd Podcast Ep.2

Don’t necessarily agree with all of it but a worthwhile listen on how we can begin to make change in the world. It is time we started working together and seeing ourselves as one and the same. Only then can we begin to heal ourselves, our society, and our planet. Check it: http://www.spreaker.com/show/the-sique-kidd-podcast-ep-2_1?error=access_denied&error_code=200&error_description=Permissions+error&error_reason=user_denied#_=_ Continue reading

SCOTUS – Give me my tax dollars back.
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SCOTUS – Give me my tax dollars back.

So much of our tax dollars go toward the US military industrial complex to fuel wars of aggression around the globe in over 160 countries. Your money funds Israel’s occupation of Palestine, drone strikes on wedding parties, children, and even US citizens, covert ops in countries in Africa, South America, and the Middle East, and … Continue reading

Capitalism & Climate Change – Part I: The Growth Problem
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Capitalism & Climate Change – Part I: The Growth Problem

Capitalism dominates the globe. It has become so enmeshed into the cultural narrative that it seems almost axiomatic. Private owners (of capital) control the means of production. The goal: build profits. The best part about it is that if everyone pursues self-interest, the market will grow and society will benefit. The invisible hand helps the … Continue reading

Open Letter to All My Brothers and Sisters in the Fight for Justice: 
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Open Letter to All My Brothers and Sisters in the Fight for Justice: 

I didn’t come into this fight because of one moment. There was no great epiphany where I suddenly realized that I needed to work to change the world and fight for truth and justice. Inspiration often comes through slowly, almost imperceptively. It is a soft sensation – a gradual awakening of the mind and spirit. I … Continue reading