This interview is a slight departure from our past series of interviews showcasing the chiefs in the Black Hammer Organization. With this interview, The Black Hammer Times sat down with one of our own members, Comrade Saint, to hear about his experiences in Black Lives Matter and how his life experiences as a trans person dealing with homelessness shaped his political development led to joining the Black Hammer Organization.
As some basics, what nation do you represent and what are your pronouns?
I represent the nations of Africa and indigenous nations of Blackfoot & Cherokee. My pronouns are he/him or they/them.
Were you always political, or was there a point where you got radicalized?
It started when the pigs killed Eric Garner in 2014. My uncle lived around the corner from him. Just like Eric, my uncle used to sell loosies – individual cigarettes. The more I got to know Eric through my uncle’s stories, the more angry and hurt I felt about his death. Continue reading “Meet Comrade Saint, the trans revolutionary sidelined by Black Lives Matter”