this woman of radiance and mist

"I am not wrong: Wrong is not my name
My name is my own my own my own
and I can’t tell you who the hell set things up like this
but I can tell you that from now on my resistance
my simple and daily and nightly self-determination
may very well cost you your life"
June Jordan, "A Poem About My rights"

My name is Jada. I'm 21.

formerly known as BlackmoreBlack

I have other blogs too, ask about me.

The prison therefore functions ideologically as an abstract site into which undesirables are deposited, relieving us of the responsibility of thinking about the real issues afflicting those communities from which prisoners are drawn in such disproportionate numbers.
—Angela Davis, Are Prisons Obsolete?