Conor Tomás Reed is a Puerto Rican/Irish multi-gendered street scholar and freedom maker who teaches Africana Studies and American Studies at Brooklyn College. Conor is a contributing editor with Lápiz Journal and Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative, and is a participant in Decolonize This Place and the Free University of New York City. Conor recently completed a dissertation entitled CUNY Will Be Free!: Black, Puerto Rican, and Women’s Compositions, Literatures, and Studies at the City College of New York and in New York City, 1960-1980.