More Than a Number

A photo showing protesters from a March Black Lives Matter Rally, including Adrienne Bell, Executive Director of Brand New Congress

Today marks two years since the murder of George Floyd. These deaths are more than numbers. These are family. They are loved, and they are deeply missed.

Owning My Power

a gen Z collage recoginzing the hard work of our ciivil rights icons of the past, which have allowed the other activisits pictured to do the most impactful work of a generation.

Owning My Power LEADING MYSELF FOR THE SUCCESS I WANT TO SEE. A GEN-Z MINDSET. When I was a little bit younger I would always see my parents watch the news. I’d be in the background hearing and seeing everything going on, thinking, “What if I could be a representative? What if I could be […]

It was the whips

Images of white men on horseback as U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents as they chased down Haitian asylum seekers on horseback and whipped them.

Seeing whips in the hands of federal agents, used against poor Black folks, affected me in a visceral way.
How quickly we went from “Refugees are welcome here,” to this. This week the world was rocked by these photos out of my home state of Texas, showing U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents as they chased down Haitian asylum seekers on horseback.