MISSION

I am an artist, abolitionist, and writer. It’s my mission to invite all of us to grow towards abolition through intergenerational healing work that centers love and collective care. My creative practice is focused on building a world that promotes and protects human dignity and joy through Black art and creativity.


Author


In this handbook, I offer twelve steps on how to practice abolition in your everyday life. Abolition isn't just about dismantling harmful systems, but how we treat each other and how we interact with the world as individuals. I truly believe that applying these steps to our own lives will help us build the world we deserve: one that is rooted in dignity and collective care. Join me on this abolitionist journey!


I have been called a “terrorist,” and “a threat to America,” but I believe that sharing personal stories can lead to imperative change. This book is more than just my personal journey, but a reflection on humanity. I recall what it was like to grow up under state violence and how it brought me to the work I do today. I invite you to a deeper look at how protest in the interest of the most vulnerable comes from love.


This adaption of my memoir for young adults includes exclusive photos and journal entries from my past. My hope is that the young adult edition of When They Call You a Terrorist inspires a new generation of activists to organize, mobilize, and fight for their future. The abolitionist future we all deserve.


VISION

A world that honors our ability to
transform through modes of care
and not punishment.

 

Artist


ACTION

We must do ALL that we can to
secure an abolitionist future
for our families and our communities.
Our survival depends on it.

 

Organizer


LIBERATION

I was trained within a black radical tradition that encouraged
struggle within our own movements because it sharpens collective
analysis – bringing us closer to the tools we need to
achieve liberation.

Educator


Events


Upcoming Events


Past Events

Los Angeles

Thursday | 1/27/22


CAAM +
LA COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Thank you to all who attended!

Boston

Monday | 1/31/22


BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY + BOSTON’S MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY

Thank you to all who attended!

New York

Wednesday | 2/2/22


NEW YORK
PUBLIC LIBRARY

Thank you to all who attended!

Washington DC

Thursday | 2/3/22



Thank you to all who attended!

Atlanta

Friday | 2/4/22



SPELMAN AND MOREHOUSE

Thank you to all who attended!

San Francisco

Thursday | 3/3/22

Virtual


MOTHER JONES
SPEAKER SERIES

Thank you to all who attended!

London, England

Friday | 3/11/22



Thank you to all who attended!

Press