Articles by Guest Writers

Gracias a la Vida!

Guillermo Gómez-Peña

Rudy Acuna: According to Guillermo, Western anthropologists are obsessed with authenticity. The authentic Indian, the authentic Mexico, the authentic Chicano. He found Mexicans less preoccupied with the question of authenticity.

We Must Stand Together and Demand Justice

Reverend Edward Pinkney

Reverend Edward Pinkney: Many supporters believe that I am being punished by the criminal Berrien County justice system and local authorities for opposing the Whirlpool Corporation’s plan to expand its hostile land takeover and to gentrify Benton Harbor to turn the area into a multi-million dollar golf resort and playground for tourists and the PGA elitists.

Justice 4 Ahjah

Justice 4 Ahjah

hjah Dixon was a young college student who had a passion for chess and a bright future ahead of her. Still grieving for the loss of her brother who died at the hands of the New York City Police, Ahjah moved to Corsicana, Texas to attend Navarro College. In her new environment, Ahjah found the […]

An Inmate’s Word to the Wise

Juvenile Offender

‘m Ronald, but the Streets know me as “Duke.” These days I’m called Brother Shabazz, due to my Muslim faith. I was born in South Central Los Angeles, raised in the Pueblo Projects, home of the Notorius 52 Bishop Blood Gang. Though we lived in the city, my mom (born in Alabama in 1929) and […]

Ayaan Hirsi Ali: American Inquisition

Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Shayan Elahi: One of the most celebrated in the lucrative cottage industry of Islamophobia is the Somali born, Dutch import, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, who uses the account of her own victimhood to drown with invectives and victimize a minority religion in the U.S.

If the SHU Fits

If SHU Fits

The event is a part of the Statewide Coordinated Actions to End Solitary Confinement, a call by prisoners in solitary to their supporters outside to STOP THE TORTURE with events on the 23rd of each month, signifying the number of hours prisoners are kept in solitary.