In Let This Radicalize You: Organizing and the Revolution of Reciprocal Care, Kelly Hayes and Mariame Kaba ask organizers to retire their inner cynic and imagine what could exist instead. Out this month through Haymarket Books, Let This Radicalize You is filled with lessons from Hayes and Kaba, both longtime organizers and movement educators. The […]
The Uvalde school massacre put a somber hue on my mood going into 57 Blocks, Free Street Theater’s latest ensemble-created piece that takes a sharp look at public education. But by the end of the evening, which starts out at Free Street’s Pulaski Park home in Wicker Park, takes audiences on a bus down Ashland […]
Ric Wilson’s single arrived in the midst of this summer’s protests but carried the knowledge of uncounted protests that came before.
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Author, organizer, and educator Mariame Kaba shows that collective action can be powerful only with community, and provides the next generation of changemakers with critical lessons on abolition and organizing in her new book.
As more people lose faith in the state, organizers offer alternatives.
The current book obsessions of Reader staff writer Maya Dukmasova and activist Mariame Kaba.
The investigative journalist and civil rights activist could be one of the first women memorialized with a public monument in Chicago
Abolitionist educator Mariame Kaba explores how survivors of sexual harassment and violence can find justice outside the legal system, and how perpetrators can embrace accountability.
Kaba spoke at DePaul Thursday night on feminism and movement building under Trump.
The Chicago Police Department instructs its officers to treat working in schools like any other beat—but is it?
Grassroots groups around Chicago are already putting abolitionist ideas into practice.
A few new articles and reports about the U.S. prison system