In Baltimore, a lot of people are organizing, including artists donating their work for various causes that all intend to disrupt the white supremacist system that takes the lives of Black people in America. One example of these efforts is a print fundraiser organized by artist Monsieur Zohore, in partnership with NY-based New Release Gallery and Palo Gallery. One hundred percent of the proceeds go directly to Baltimore Action Legal Team, an organization that offers legal services to protesters including a bail fund. If you purchase a print from this fundraiser, all of that money helps get someone out of jail—which is especially critical due to the way Black people are disproportionately affected by the prison industrial complex.
I have witnessed police brutality take the lives of Black women and men—in a seemingly endless loop of death, outrage, … Continued