LeXander Bryant is a photographer and visual artist based in Nashville, TN. It was in 2011 that photography became the primary art form he was drawn to reflect upon the world. As his craft continued to sharpen, he has always returned to his muse, the black community, particularly...

KB Brookins is a Black queer multi-genre writer, cultural worker, and author of How To Identify Yourself with a Wound (Kallisto Gaia Press, 2022). Their poems and essays are published in Academy of American Poets, Huffington Post, American Poetry Review, and elsewhere. KB has earned...

Jesse Krimes Jesse Krimes is a Philadelphia based artist whose work explores systems, hierarchies, and how they inform social norms. While serving a six-year prison sentence, he produced numerous bodies of work that have been exhibited nationally and internationally.  Krimes’ work has been included in numerous...

Randall Horton is the author of the poetry collections Pitch Dark Anarchy (Triquarterly/Northwestern University Press, 2013), The Definition of Place (Main Street Rag, 2010), and The Lingua France of Ninth Street (Main Street Rag, 2009). His honors include the Bea Gonzalez Poetry Award, a National Endowment...

Reginald Dwayne Betts is a Ph. D. in Law candidate at Yale. His major research interests are administrative law, criminal law, empirical legal studies and law and literature. He holds a B.A. from the University of Maryland and a J.D. from Yale Law School, where...

Omari Booker began his journey as an artist his senior year of high school at Montgomery Bell Academy. There he realized his gift for visual art and like most true artists, the path to developing his talent has been anything but linear. It has taken...

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Alana Roth Alana is a visual artist and public defender. She hopes to see the abolition of our current criminal legal system and in its place, a deep investment in a sustainable economy, education, health care, living wages, affordable housing and the arts. Alana...