2018

It’s Time to Listen to Black Women. We’ve Been Talking About Police Sexual Violence for a Long Time by Andrea Ritchie (The Root, 10/29/18)

A Year of #MeToo Exhausted Women—And Renewed Our Collective Hope” by Moira Donegan (Broadly., 10/10/18)

Beyond People’s History: On Paul Ortiz’s “African American and Latinx History of the United States” by Samantha Schuyler (Los Angeles Review of Books, 9/29/18)

Jon Burge, Former Chicago Police Cmdr. Responsible For Torture Of Over 100 Black Men, Dead At 70 by Kirsten West Savali (Essence Magazine, 9/19/18)

How Organizers Made Survivors’ Incarceration an Issue in the Cuomo/Nixon Race by Kelly Hayes (Truthout, 9/12/18)

Mariame Kaba: Social Movements Brought Down Rahm—Now They Can Transform Chicago by Sarah Lazarre (In These Times, 9/10/18)

How Twitter Users Raised Almost $100,000 to Help Low-Income Students Start the New School Year by Elizabeth King (Brit + Co, 8/10/18)

How these women raised $42K in a day for an Ida B. Wells monument by Pavithara Movan (Fast Company, 8/8/18)

What’s in a Name? by Sarah Thomas (South Side Weekly, 8/7/18)

Ida B. Wells: How grassroots support and social media made a monumental difference in honoring her legacy by Michelle Duster (The Conversation, 8/7/18)

Will Governor Cuomo Give Roy Bolus A Second Chance? by Max Rivlin-Nadler (Gothamist, 8/6/18)

Family, Supporters Raise $300,000 for Ida B. Wells Memorial by Sameer Rao (Colorlines, 7/18/18)

After social media push, organizers raise enough to pay for Ida B. Wells-Barnett monument by Lolly Bowean (Chicago Tribune, 7/17/18)

Chicago’s Abusive Police State Is Untenable by Osita Nwanevu (Slate, 7/16/18)

Seeing Dystopia and Dreaming Abolition at the US-Mexico Border by Gabriel Solis (Truthout, 7/6/18)

Against backdrop of Confederate memorial on South Side, tributes to black women by Natalie Moore (Chicago Sun Times, 6/21/18)

Cuomo The Merciless by Victoria Law (The Appeal, 6/20/18)

Exclusive: Ida B. Wells’ Great-Granddaughter Discusses Her Legacy, Growing Monument Campaign by
Kirsten West Savall (The Root, 5/25/18)

The Case for Delegitimizing the Police by William C Anderson (Rewire News, 5/22/18)

Support for Pioneering Journalist Ida B. Wells Monument Grows by Lisa Snowden-McCray (The Afro, 5/3/18)

For family of Ida B. Wells-Barnett, hopes that renewed interest translates into a monument by Lolly Bowean (Chicago Tribune, 4/21/18)

Black women anti-rape advocates unite at UIC by Liz Balder (Windy City Times, 4/18/18)

Donations pour in for Ida B. Wells monument in Chicago, but $180K still needed by Maya Dukmasova (Chicago Reader, 4/14/18)

Uncovering Forgotten Histories by Tammy Yu (South Side Weekly, 4/11/18)

Black women walk to ‘Lift While They Climb’ by Charles Preston (Chicago Defender, 3/21/18)

This Guidebook Charts The History Of Black Women On Chicago’s South Side by Britni Danielle (Essence Magazine, 3/17/18)

Guidebook maps the legacy of black women on Chicago’s South Side by Lolly Bowean (Chicago Tribune, 3/16/18)

#WarriorWednesdays: Mariame Kaba Is Our Very Own Modern Day Abolitionist by Mekeisha Madden Toby (Essence, 2/21/18)

We Can’t Fight Rape Culture Without Fighting Mass Incarceration by Aviva Stahl (Broadly., 2/20/18)

Stories of Reform and Resistance by Kiran Misran (South Side Weekly, 2/13/18)

Bresha Meadows Is Out From Behind Bars—But What About Other Abuse Survivors? by Victoria Law (Rewire, 2/9/18)

How organizers raised over $233,000 in one day to bail hundreds out of jail by Victoria Law (Waging Nonviolence, 1/12/18 and In These Times, 2/8/18)

How an Artist Collective in Chicago is Changing the Story on Criminal Justice Reform by Elizabeth King (Pacific Standard, 1/10/18)

Free the People: The New Year’s Victory You Didn’t Hear About by Kelly Hayes (Truthout, 1/10/18)

Inside the Fight to End Cash Bail by Elizabeth King (Pacific Standard, 1/8/18)

OTHER MEDIA

The Practices We Need: #metoo and Transformative Justice Part 2 on How to Survive the End of the World Podcast (11/8/18)

The Intercepted Podcast Live (6/21/18)

Survived and Punished, Delete Your Account (5/3/18)

Ida B. Wells And The History of Black Women In Chicago (the 21st show, 4/10/18)

“Caught” podcast hosted by Kai Wright (WNYC, April 4, 2018)

WMUK: An “Abolitionist” On Prisons, Police And Youth Incarceration (interviewed by Gordon Evans, 1/11/18)

BEYOND PRISONS—EPISODE 19: Hope is a Discipline FEAT. Mariame Kaba (posted on 1/5/18)