Causal reminder that Cece McDonald is still in prison for defending herself against a neo-Nazi who would have killed her if she hadn’t fought back.
Casual reminder that women
and Queer people
and ESPECIALLY POC
who defend themselves against oppressive violence will always be punished in the extreme for doing so.
Because oppressed people aren’t supposed to fight back.
Because the people in charge get scared as fuck when oppressed people fight back.
Because there are more of us than there is of them.