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doing her best to speak truth to power, dismantle systems of oppression, and fight for the liberation of all people.
It’s been less than six weeks since [now former] Akron Police Chief, Steve Mylett, published his executive summary [which you you can read here or in the provided screenshots below. There are three pages] of the Akron Police Department’s internal investigation into the eight officers that fired a collective 94 shots at Jayland Walker on […]
The Backstory The last two weeks have been wild, to say the least! My video calling out the racist dog whistles in Jason Aldean’s new song “Try That In A Small Town,” as well as the music video, went viral practically overnight. I was petty and curious, and I started a conversation that caught the […]
Akron Residents Want Change A recent survey conducted in the City of Akron shows that most Akron Residents want some form of change in terms of policing and that the issues Akron Residents are most concerned about are issues that the police are not actually solving. The top issue that Akron Residents are concerned about […]
With a rise in anti-Asian hate and racism, AAPI owned businesses are affected and to counteract that, we should be intentional about supporting marginalized groups of small business owners. I created this list of AAPI owned businesses in Ohio for you to do just that! This list is ever-growing so be sure to check back […]
In 1983, two investigative journalists for the Akron Beacon Journal, Bill Osinski and Dave Scott, spent several months investigating the numerous complaints of excessive force by the Canton Police Department. What they discovered is disturbing to say the least. They interviewed 25 people as a part of their investigation. Ten of them claimed they were […]