Why Is Homelessness Growing in Some Parts of Los Angeles County, Falling in Others? Which Programs Are Working, Which Are Not—and Why?
We are having this event because by design and purpose, the Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners continue failing to acknowledge and address police violence, the war on youth, the growing architecture of surveillance, spying and infiltration, and the over-saturation of police in the Downtown Skid Row community.
Dangerous Minds The same energy that is used to destroy can be used to build. It’s a simple matter of the application of knowledge. The same energy that is used to build a prison can be used to build a palace. It’s a simple matter of the vision of the architect. The same energy that […]
TRANSPARENCY & ACCOUNTABILITY IN PASADENA’S POLICe DEPARTMENT With Samuel Walker, national expert and co-author of The New World of Police Accountability
A Prisoner Expresses Regret s I write to my beloved mother (my Beautiful Black Queen), I express many thoughts that I have contemplated over the years and yet did not have the courage to write. Here are some of those meditations: “As always, you remain in my prayers, and I hope God will continue to […]
Peace Action West and a host of affiliated groups are mobilizing concerned citizens to attend town hall meetings and demonstrations across the nation, to show strong support for the nuclear agreement and a new direction in U.S. foreign policy.
Blackout for Human Rights, a collective of actors, artists and activists dedicated to justice for all, will present the first annual Blackout Music & Film Festival, a curated showcase of thought-provoking work celebrating community, creativity, culture and conversation coming this Saturday.
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An Emergency-Room Doctor Witnesses the Extremes of the Community He Serves r. Twenty-Something is obviously in pain. His face is contorted and his right shoulder doesn’t look like his left. He’s wearing a tank top, and the complex and colorful tattoos across his upper torso don’t conceal the deformity of the top of his right […]
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.
Participate in a presentation and discussion on DACA about two recent court hearings. Learn what you can do to defend the critical DAPA and DACA programs.
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.
Leslie Kitchen: The rebels called themselves a nation, but all bloviations to the contrary, they were no more than a large band of armed insurrectionists who sought to destroy the United States of America.