Decolonizing the Mind

By Monica Isaac “It is the final triumph of a system of domination when the dominated start singing its virtues.”  Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong’o wrote this as part of a collection of essays in […]

Failure is not an option

by Monica Isaac I recently heard a clip from a speech with Journalist and Author Chris Hedges proclaiming very solemnly that we, as people living in the US empire, have failed the people of Palestine. […]

AUDRE LORDE AND PALESTINIAN RESISTANCE

In 1977, Audre Lorde wrote a series of questions entitled, “The Audre Lorde questionnaire to oneself”, adapted from The Cancer Journals. In it, she poses a few questions to herself reflecting on transformation, finding language, […]

The World Stands With Palestine

“We are millions, we are billions, we are all Palestinians!” This chant has been a rallying cry for over 42 days. It has decimated the notion that the world has sided with the apartheid state, […]

Block Cop City direct action press release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, NOVEMBER 13th 2023  CONTACT: media@blockcopcity.org  HUNDREDS MARCH TO COP CITY SITE FOR NON-VIOLENT ACTION, POLICE RESPOND WITH TEAR GAS AND FLASHBANGS; FOREST DEFENDERS PREVAIL: CONSTRUCTION STOPPED TODAY  Press Conference and Vigil Scheduled […]

Never forget

By Monica Isaac Today I watched as a group of resolute Palestinian Children stood in front of Al-Shifa Hospital, the largest medical complex in the Gaza Strip, to hold a press conference. They pled to […]

End the Occupation Now!

  Over the last 11 days, over 2 million people in Gaza have been under siege by The Israeli State. The number of deaths are rising every day and presently hover around 3,000 Palestinians, mainly […]

Holding Down The Fort

Kate Levy first produced an abridged version of this film in 2016. The Senior Housing Preservation-Detroit Coalition presented my early 6-minute cut to a working group of business leaders and advocates whose mission was to […]

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