December
10
07:00 PM
When: December 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

It’s rare, but every several years, the calendar works against us. Consistently having an event every other Tuesday for over a decade means eventually one of the events will land on a holiday. That’s what would happen if we tried to host our regular letter-writing dinner in another two weeks, or even the week after, so this week will be our last of the year. NYC ABC will reset and come back strong for 2020, but only after co-hosting the annual Send Love Through the Walls holiday card making party with Resistance in Brooklyn, organizing an online fundraiser for project FANG that runs through the end of the year, and after getting loud at our New Year’s Eve noise demo. Until then, please join us this week to send letters to the last of the NATO[…]

December
13
07:00 PM
When: December 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

For this week’s study group we will be looking at: Killing the Black Body by Dorothy Roberts, Chapters 1. Reproduction in Bondage 6. Race and the New Reproduction Killing the Black Body ch1 Killing the Black Body ch6_7 In 1997, this groundbreaking book made a powerful entrance into the national conversation on race. In a media landscape dominated by racially biased images of welfare queens and crack babies, Killing the Black Body exposed America’s systemic abuse of Black women’s bodies. From slave masters’ economic stake in bonded women’s fertility to government programs that coerced thousands of poor Black women into being sterilized as late as the 1970s, these abuses pointed to the degradation of Black motherhood. As we look at[…]