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Read: CLIMATE & RACIAL JUSTICE REQUIRE AN END TO GASLIGHTING

One of the many lessons we can take from the past couple of years is how we begin to deal with the persistent gap between the rhetoric about racism and the reality of persistent racist practice that leads to worse outcomes for Black people. Whatever the gap, Black Lives STILL matter Continue reading Read: CLIMATE & RACIAL JUSTICE REQUIRE AN END TO GASLIGHTING

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LISTEN: PEARL’S MIXTAPE STORIES 1 – YOUNG LLOYD

We’re collating a mixtape with a song for each year since Pearl’s dooors closed in 1981 that filled dancefloors on London’s Black queer scene. ‘Mixtape Stories’ hears directly from community members about the tunes that they remember, and the memories they evoke. Continue reading LISTEN: PEARL’S MIXTAPE STORIES 1 – YOUNG LLOYD

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READ: YES, WE ARE BEING GASLIT – WE’RE WINNING THE ARGUMENT

Of course, you are being gaslit. That it is so obvious is how we know we are winning. Calling it out is crucial, but remember, it’s not the work. Luxuriating in the glow of being right, is the MSG of progress; eating without satiating hunger. This is a battle for control of our imaginations, our ability to make meaning collectively and individually in response to our experiences, to disrupt the world as it is and create the world as we need it to be. Continue reading READ: YES, WE ARE BEING GASLIT – WE’RE WINNING THE ARGUMENT