Johnny Martinez: I found the father figure and brotherhood I was seeking in a group of street thugs. Eventually, I joined a gang and began using drugs. The first drug I used was marijuana, followed later by heavier drugs such as cocaine and PCP.
he Cooler Bandits is a coming of age story of sorts. The film follows the lives of four boys — Frankie, Donovan, Charlie and Poochie — who became men behind bars. In 1991, not understanding the full consequences of their actions, the teens made the poor decision to engage in a series of restaurant robberies in […]
Violence in the Black Community is a discussion that will be held on Tuesday, January 20, 2015. The panelists, Phillip Sanchez, Pasadena Chief of Police Sharon Kyle, Law Professor and Publisher of LA Progressive Martin Gordon, Chair, Pasadena Community Coalition Fernanco Rejon, Deputy Director of Urban Peace
If you think that torture, that violence against women and attacks on women’s rights, that attacks on immigrants and the pillaging of the environment of the planet, that U.S. wars for empire and attacks on people for who they love and how they love and more must be stopped; join us in the streets on New Year’s Eve.