Just finished this design for the Undoing Racism Internship Projects' LOVE Conference to be held on May 10th!  The original design was first created in collaboration with a pair of activists in partnership.  When I was asked to work on this flyer and fundraising poster, I immediately thought of this image.  I really want to see more imagery of love and liberation in the world, and was happy to rework the illustration for this purpose.  URIP's members chose Assata Shakur's powerful chant for the fundraising poster, and it is a poignant reminder that personally couldn't have come at a better time for me as an artist, organizer and human.

Also, right after we put this poster out, Assata Shakur was the first woman to be added to the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorist list.  We stand with Assata, in alignment with love, liberation, and an end to "capitalist exploitation, the abolition of racist policies, the eradication of sexism, and the elimination of political repression".  Hands off Assata!

To buy the poster, click here: http://tinyurl.com/LOVEposter2013
Learn more about URIP here:  http://urip-ny.tumblr.com/
And register for this awesome conference here:  http://tunyurl.com/URIPreLOVEution

Eyes on the Rainbow is a documentary about Assata Shakur.

Also; anthems.

"I can't turn my head away- seeing all these things.  The world is going up in flames; and nobody wants to take the blame."

AND THE BANGER!!!  "Oh, there's a shakedown in my town.  Said I cannot make it.  Come a long ways from faking it.  It's in my blood, in my blood, yeah.  They wanna crucify me for being a believer: sometimes I see what they see - see they don't believe.  They gonna see.  They gonna see - That I'm ready."

Bus Sketch

Boomerang.  Banishing.  Bindrunes.

"Where you recognize evil, speak out against it, and make no truces with your enemies." --Havamal

"You make me reevaluate who I give my time to."

Train Sketch

I learned a lot the last few weeks.
"If you welcome every trespass, then every tramp's a guest  / Give what they would take from you then every theft's a gift / Hold too tightly to what's in your hands or in your chest /  and the future it won't open / palm readers can't work fists / Broken bones are stronger for the breaking / No, the danger's in the bending / those concessions that you never can take back / Curl you round a cane you're still in tact, but now quite lame / Better to grit your teeth, ready the cast and let it snap. "