"In a 2018 essay for the nonprofit publisher Rethinking Schools, Hazzard challenged educators to “queer Black history” — a phrase she defines, in part, as reworking and upending teachings to elevate Black LGBTQ stories. “It starts with recognizing that all Black histories matter,” Hazzard said, “and that includes the lives and contributions of Black LGBTQ people.”
“State violence is not just police brutality or the prison industrial complex. The failure of Congress to take strong action on climate change, which is disproportionately harming people of color around the world, that is state sanctioned violence too." See further coverage in the Washington Post.
"I hope we keep asking important questions... how am I taking up space? Am I listening to ask and not to respond? Am I elevating the stories and voices that are being ignored? Am I understanding what people care about and need? Am I fundamentally using the power and privileges I have to work with people- not above them, not on behalf of them, but with them?"