About

We are sisters. We are resisting.

We are sista resista, a revolutionary, anti-racist, anti-imperialist feminist diode conducting the current in only one direction — against the tide of oppression. In our rejection of patriarchal gender roles for women including submission and servitude, we are not divorced from popular culture, but engaged in a critical analysis of it.

We resist the ideologically motivated, neo-liberal cuts being forced upon the poorest and most vulnerable. We resist racism, white supremacy and imperialism. We resist the commodification of education. We resist neo-liberalism and capitalism. We resist environmental destruction. We resist war and systematic violence. We resist patriarchal, sexist, misogynistic behaviour and attitudes and the white male power structure. We also resist sexist domination and abuse from men in so-called “activist” circles and our personal lives.  We resist all forms of oppression and injustice, wherever they arise, all of the time.

In this blog we post what we have learned and what we wish to share — reflections, directions, observations, and how-to guides to triumphant survival as a revolutionary sista in a neo-liberal, imperialist, patriarchal, global war machine a.k.a. a man’s world. We do this because we can envision a world in which all of earth’s inhabitants, women, men, trans, intersex and gender non-conforming people of all colours, sexual orientations, religions, abilities and creeds, all humans and all other species, are free to live in non-hierarchical harmony with each other.

Can’t nobody hold us down.

Let’s get free.

10 Responses to “About”

  1. 1rudegirl March 21, 2011 at 10:44 pm #

    veganism, hip hop, grime- nice. Do you know the song Woman’s World by Shystie?

  2. Emma Shull April 13, 2011 at 8:10 am #

    Love it! @Angela, I met you once about two years ago at a Youth Speaks poetry workshop, and have followed your work since. Get it girl, you’re awesome. Thanks for your wise words!!

    ¡Viva la sista resista!

    • sistaresista April 15, 2011 at 12:17 pm #

      Hi Emma, thanks so much for your note. I’m glad you’re feelin my work and the blog, which we’ve created especially for folks like you :)

      Hope all is well in the hometown. Sending radical love always.

      xo,
      Angel aka El Dia

  3. Eilif Verney-Elliott February 4, 2013 at 12:53 am #

    We need groups like this to press the discourse and social policies – for the edifice of the status quo is like a huge boulder! :) Good work!

  4. The Anti Oppression Network December 13, 2013 at 8:57 am #

    wow this is amazing… certainly appreciate the mention of speciesism as many anti-oppression advocates certainly fall short in that regard. keep up the great work, you folks rock <3

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