In the Press

In 2013, I was featured and/or quoted on various media platforms.


Lend Your Voice Against Violence with ‘Uproar Chicago’ Audio Project by Casey Cora, DNAinfo Chicago, February 15, 2013

Closing Cages: People Power Helps Stop Youth Incarceration by Victoria Law, Truthout, March 11, 2013

UChicago screens Angela Davis film by Yasmin Nair, Windy City Times, March 13, 2013

Chicago activists gather to discuss inner city violence by G’Jordan Williams, Torch, March 25, 2013

Violence Voicemail: Dispatches from Chicago’s danger zones by Rachel Cromidas, April 23, 2013

More police, more arrests, more fear by Dawn Turner Trice & Lolly Bowean, Chicago Tribune, April 26, 2013

Black Students Make Up 75 Percent of School-Linked Arrests, Study Says by Darryl Holiday, DNAinfo Chicago, June 3, 2013

What’s in a nickname? It could be a lot by Lolly Bowean, Chicago Tribune, July 14, 2013

Sense of loss comes from moving backward in ‘post-racial’ world by Dawn Turner Trice, Chicago Tribune, July 16, 2013

Lawmakers Call to Arm Prison Rape Victims with Legal Aid by Susan Du, Juvenile Justice Information Exchange, July 31, 2013

Activists protest sexual abuse of incarcerated youth by Yasmin Nair, Windy City Times, August 4, 2013

Families out of reach, incarcerated youth often silent about sexual assaults by Yana Kunichoff, Chicago Now, August 9, 2013

Event looks at Trayvon Martin case through queer, feminist eyes by Yasmin Nair, Windy City Times, August 21, 2013

New Federal Act Seen as ‘First Step’ in Reducing Prison Rape, Especially Among Young by Susan Du, The Chicago Bureau, August 23, 2013

We Got It Wrong by Daily Beast, August 23, 2013

Here’s 15 Smart Women of Color on Twitter by Von Diaz, Colorlines, August 27, 2013

Waiting a Year for Mental Health Assessment by Sarah Du, The Chicago Bureau, August 28, 2013

Angela Davis on Guns, Violence, and History by Yasmin Nair, Windy City Times, September 9, 2013

Angela Davis Addresses Gun Violence in Chicago by Martha Rosenberg, Op-Ed News, September 12, 2013 (also in Alternet)

An App to Help Women Avoid Street Harassment by Judith Ohikuare, The Atlantic, September 13, 2013

Chicago’s image takes a hit by Laura Petrecca and Yamiche Alcindor, USA Today, September 22, 2013

#31forMARISSA: Justice for One, Justice for All, by Esther Armah, Ebony Magazine, October 1, 2013

Marissa Alexander Supporters Call for Release, Not a New Trial by Aura Bogado, Colorlines, October 10, 2013

The School-to-Prison Pipeline: A Nationwide Problem for Equal Rights by Molly Knefel, Rolling Stone, November 7, 2013

‘World Without Prisons’ Envisioned by Artists, Jailed Teens by Casey Cora, DNAinfo Chicago, November 12, 2013

Mandatory minimum bill ignites maximum backlash by Maria Casteluci, The Columbia Chronicle, November 18, 2013

This New Bill Could Put 2,500 More People In Prison: Meet the Organization Trying to Stop It by Nur Lalji, Yes! Magazine, November 27, 2013

On the criminalization of young black and brown boys. by Jamie Nesbitt- Golden, Hood Feminism, December 9, 2013

From the ground up: Opinions on ending the crowding at Cook County Jail byYana Kunichof, Chicago Reporter, December 19, 2013


Why is it so hard to expunge juvenile records in Cook County? by Linda Paul, WBEZ, February 4, 2013

African Diaspora Today with Dr. Carol Adams, WVON, June 8, 2013 (discussed Assata Teach-Ins)

Pivot Point with Maya Rockeymore, June 16, 2013 (discussed surveillance)

Speaking about Youth Incarceration and Sexual Violence Morning AMp, Vocolo, June 19, 2013

Beyond Zimmerman: Race, Guns, and Unequal Justice, Amy Beth Arkawy Radio Show, July 26, 2013

African Diaspora Today with Dr.Carol Adams, WVON, August 3, 2013 (talked about sexual violence against incarcerated youth report)

Intersectionality, Academia & Feminism Morning AMp, Vocolo, September 18, 2013


School-to-prison pipeline: Chicago at the tipping point Fox 32, July 9, 2013

If You Want Peace, Fight For Justice with Angela Davis, September 7, 2013, CAN-TV

Emanuel pushes for tougher gun penalties, Fox 32, October 14, 2013