The Black Lives Matter Schism: Towards a Vision for Black Autonomy

Written by J. Northam [Black Autonomy Federation // twitter @BlackAutonomist] This article, originally published on counterpunch, was reprinted with permission from the Black Autonomy Federation and comrade Northam in the third issue of Filler, “Resisting Co-Optation: Perspectives on respectability, power disparities within movements, and the whitewashing of struggle.” The Black Lives Matter movement exhibited a schism…

Dangers of Funding

Filler #3 (2015) submission – Kai [AID-USAS Local #13 // Divestment Student Network // Pittsburgh Student Solidarity Coalition // Pgh Autonomous Student Network] Fuck respectability politics. Social and environmental justice will not be achieved by some suits in an exclusive boardroom meeting. If you don’t recall, that’s how we found ourselves in this mess to begin with. If you…