This project is an ongoing relationship and commitment to practicing solidarity. Solidarity at its core is about relationships. Solidarity means: we understand and commit to taking responsibility for one another — and that is the radical feminist future we believe in. What does it mean for us to hold space together? To grieve, to heal, to rest, to express joy? To be accountable? This project asks, what can we do together?
As a collaboration between Black Women Radicals and the Asian American Feminist Collective, this project looks to Black and Asian American feminist histories, practices, and frameworks on care, community, and survival for the tools and strategies to continue to build towards collective liberation.
This editorial collaboration is made possible by support from the Henry Luce Foundation and the Art for Justice Fund, a sponsored project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors.
On making critical connections to the long legacies of intraracial and cross-racial Black and Asian American lesbian organizing and community building.
Mundane solidarity helped us meet outside of linear time and embrace ourselves as the whole suns we are.
Regardless of who is in the White House in 2021, Asian and Black trans women will not be ignored or silenced. Even with a Biden win, the fight is not over.
“Sex worker activism is always based in anti-police, anti-prison activism.”
You spoke through the impossible and you teach us once more how a story, through a faithful, stubborn kind of continuation, can be like a collective strength.
An activist, educator, and transnational feminist, Dr. Margo Okazawa-Rey has dedicated her life to challenging systems of oppression.
How can Black and Asian American feminists engage in a critical dialogue on the impacts of COVID-19 in their respective communities? What can we learn from the long history of solidarity between our communities?
To launch Black and Asian Feminist Solidarities, leaders from Black Women Radicals and the Asian American Feminist Collective each reflected on books that have shaped, catalyzed, and transformed their understandings and practices of solidarity.