Lennon Lacy: A New Generation’s “Strange Fruit”

Lennon Lacy Lynched

Lamont Lilly: Lennon Lacy did not hang himself; he was lynched! He did not commit suicide; he was murdered! Capturing the correct language is so critical in this case, which is probably why mainstream media has refused to cover it.

Take This All of You and Eat It

Pope Francis Gay Catholics

Patrick Henry: My hope is that there will no longer be any restrictions, regarding the reception of the Eucharist, placed upon couples, gay or straight, based upon their marital or non-marital status.

The Legacy of Slavery Today

southern slavery

John MacMurray: Slavery gave whites a group of people to feel superior to. They may have been poor, but they were not slaves, and they were not Black. They had power simply by being white.

Protecting LGBT Prisoners

Protecting LGBT Prisoners

Brendan Hamme: Jails and prisons cannot justify discriminatory treatment of LGBT prisoners under the guise of keeping them “safe.”

Why We Don’t Know How Often Police Kill

How Often Police Kill

Rasheed Shabazz: In Killing Them Softly, comedian Dave explained how fearful he was to call the police when someone broke into his house. Now why would a anyone in a free country like America be afraid to call the police to his own home when he was the victim?

Treaties of the New Millennium

Northern Tribes Buffalo Treaty

Winona LaDuke: Native people have over 370 treaties signed with foreign countries, and most of those have not worked out too well for us; particularly those signed with aggressive military powers with huge economic interests.

Remembering the Life, Love and Legacy of Audre Lorde

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Rev. Irene Monroe: “As a Black, lesbian, feminist, socialist, poet, mother of two including one boy and member of an interracial couple, I usually find myself part of some group in which the majority defines me as deviant, difficult, inferior or just plain “wrong.””

Pasadena Area Social Justice Pioneers

Social Justice Pioneers

Dick Price: At its annual garden party this past Sunday, the ACLU of Southern California’s Pasadena/Foothills Chapter recognized six individuals and groups that have provided long-term service to Pasadena and Northeast Los Angeles for their social justice and civil liberties work.

AirBnB Lyft Uber Economy

The Sharing Economy

Leonard Isenberg: Can Airbnb give a Lyft Uber the destruction of the middle class?

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