“Love lives in rage, sings lost names / With each new season of barricades”
Joyful as many of them were, taken together, the rally performances exuded a kind of collective loneliness, a longing to be united in shared space, to dance together, breathing the same air without fear.
Working to change an institution is a radical and revolutionary attempt; the act requires not only immediate responses to injustices but also requires long term plans for accountability.
Despite the Land Bank’s stated goals of supporting, “Affordable, market rate, or mixed-income housing development, business expansion, community facilities, side- and rear-yards, and Gardens and community open space, including urban agriculture,” it is clear that developers are heavily favored over communities through this process.
by Maddie Rose.All photos by the author. Tenants are evicted every day in Philadelphia, even during court closures. They are … More
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by Maddie Rose.All photos by the author. Hundreds of people marched on September 3rd to block the reopening of Philly’s Landlord-Tenant … More
By Quinn McGarrigle Featured Image by Maddie Rose Author’s Note: The complete version of this article was originally published on … More