On Saturday, April 28th, We Are Women is joining together united in solidarity with all women to make a loud and clear statement that women must be treated as equals deserving dignity and the right to decisions dealing with their own healthcare.
The 2012 fundraising gala takes place on May 9 at the Beverly Hilton. Liberty Hill expects more than 600 friends, supporters, and allies to join in celebration of Paris and their other 2012 honorees.
Mark Naison’s “Education Reformers and The New Jim Crow” led this week’s top 10 most read articles, followed by Berry Craig’s and Tom Degan’s look at nutcase Ted Nugent’s recent rant.
This week, Reggie Brown comments on Sharon Kyle’s “From Sally Hemings to Jaycee Lee Dugard and Trayvon Martin,” and then he and Sharon carry on a conversation.
This week, we welcome a new writer to the fold, lawyer and educator Sheria Reid, whose debut article, “The Problem with White Guilt,” landed in the second spot behind Julie Discoll’s discussion of reports of neo-Nazis showing their grotesque colors in Sanford,
For May 1st, 2012 Occupy Los Angeles is organizing around a “4 Winds” People’s Power Car and Bike Caravan through the urban sprawl of Los Angeles that will culminate in Direct Action in and around the Financial District
Half a century after those helicopters swept off the ground and into the annals of history, we pay tribute to the fallen, the missing, the wounded, the millions who served, and the millions more who awaited their return.
They can tear down a tent, they can eject a body, but they cannot evict an idea once it is rooted in the hearts and minds of a People.
You’ll note that women writers took the top three spots this week — led off by Sikivu Hutchinson’s fine examination of the recent Planned Parenthood attack. And they also took five of the top 10.
Elizabeth Walters: I believe that the education that can be received in public schools is the heart of the American dream.I believe that instead of starving those schools, we should work to improve them.
10 Most Read Articles led by “Trayvon Martin: White Picket Fences, White Innocence,” by Sikivu Hutchinson: Fifty-seven years after Emmett Till was lynched in the name of white womanhood, the murder of Trayvon Martin—a beautiful son, friend, and prospective college student—is yet another testament to the terror of white picket fence innocence.
Kivi Niemi: The Olympics has moved past the idea that athletes can train and support themselves without compensation. It is time that the NCAA and universities share the pot of spoils they are making on the backs of primarily young underprivileged gifted athletes.
Los Angeles Police Department’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Questioning (LGBTQ) Community Forum Coming April 12th