Starting off 2012 with action, Decolonize PDX released a statement on New Year’s Day by framing January 1st as a day of rememberance for those lost to state violence. And who is this collective?
Decolonize PDX is a collective of people of color.
We decolonize because we know this land is already occupied.
We decolonize because communities of color have been on the front lines of the 99 percent here and globally for centuries.
We decolonize because the system is not broken; it is working exactly the way it was intended.
We decolonize because any movement that doesn’t acknowledge this replicates oppression.
Check the full statement here.
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