Entries by Annie Raphael

Southern Movement Assembly 8 Synthesis & Action Plan 2020

Southern Movement Assembly Action Plan 2020  Every time we gather as a Southern Movement Assembly, we produce a plan of action. At the SMA8 in Mississippi in November 2019, we divided ourselves into three assemblies based on the elements of the Southern Peoples Initiative. In each of these assemblies we discussed our visions and strategies […]

The Seas are Rising: Climate Displacement, Relocation and Gentrification in the Gulf South

AUGUST’S MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP CALL focused on Climate Displacement, Relocation and Gentrification in the Gulf South “It’s time for us to get our heads around this climate crisis: Assess your reality. Build your analysis. Connect to other struggles. These are the hard lessons we’ve learned from every storm and all the storms. We’re used to fighting for […]

We Are Many: Immigrant & Refugee Rights in the U.S South

Refugee and immigrant leaders working in the U.S. South presented compelling political education on the realities that immigrants and refugees face in this current historical moment. Glory Kilanko with Women Watch Afrika and Manzoor Cheema with Project South and Muslims for Social Justice discussed the U.S. economic and military policies that have created the migrant crisis around the world. Suzanne Pharr, […]