For Meagan Hockaday
For George Floyd
For Ahmaud Arbery
For Breonna Taylor
For Nina Pop
For Priscilla Slater
For Rayshard Brooks
For the countless others whose names have escaped our lips but whose loss has been deeply felt
We do this work for the love of Black people.
I, Simone Ruskamp and my organizing sister, Krystle Farmer Sieghart, are two of the parts of the larger Healing Justice Santa Barbara Collective.
As Black femme women, we have stepped into…