Kenyon Farrow

Kenyon Farrow is a writer and activist based in New Orleans. He’s the co-editor of Letters from Young Activists: Todays Rebels Speak Out, and A New Queer Agenda (an issue of the online journal Feminist & Scholar). More of his work can be found at

A Saving Remnant: The Radical Lives of Barbara Deming and David McReynolds

A Review



A Saving RemnantIt’s hard not to look at 2013 as a year of political dissonance, where the current political moment is representative of a major rollback against past social justice gains. This year brings us both the 90th anniversary of the War Resisters League (WRL) and the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

Not Showing Up

Blacks, Military Recruitment & Antiwar Movement

When I was the Southern Region Coordinator for Critical Resistance I once spoke at an event in New Orleans entitled “What Now: War, Occupation, and the Peace Movement.” I was asked specifically to address why more people most adversely affected by systems of oppression were not involved in local antiwar work. Many of the white attendees were very concerned about how to bring Blacks into antiwar organizing work.