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In This Era of Change, We Must Manifest Octavia Butler's Earthseed

Activist and author adrienne maree brown on harnessing Butler's wisdom for the 2020 election, and beyond.

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"It is imperative that we uplift leaders willing to name the manmade apocalyptic conditions we are in, willing to act on humane and earth aligned beliefs, willing to govern, willing to dream."

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  • Detail of photograph of Butler (center) with her aunts Irma (Guy) Harris (left) and Hazel Ruth (Guy) Walker (right), photographer unknown, undated.

    Photo Credit: Octavia E. Butler papers. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

"Don't offer thoughts and prayers to those suffering under these leaders as a way to sidestep responsibility."

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