To the Left: Common Truths

Mainline contributor and researcher Sylvia Johnson speaks with fellow Mainline contributor and organizer AJ and community organizer Miriam Barcenas to begin to address the necessity for solidarity within communities, across racial and class intersections. The three discuss the fall-out from the March 16 Atlanta spa shootings, the insidiousness of white supremacist culture, what policing means to each of them, and community trauma. In Sylvia’s words, “I want to talk with people about this work; to hear how our diverse backgrounds still lead to common lived experiences in America.”

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