Born in 1938, Keorapetse ’Willie’ Kgositsile left South Africa in 1961 as one of the first young ANC members instructed to do so by the leadership of the liberation movement. He was a founding member of the ANC Department of … Continue reading
Race, Class, & Immigration: watch-listen
In the Los Angeles neighborhood of Boyle Heights young Latinos are trying to stave off gentrification with what they call gentefication by opening their own hip businesses.
Thousands of protesters descended on Capitol Hill to demand immigration reform. Over 100 local and national organizations came together to ask for a path to citizenship just days before the so-called “Gang of Eight” lawmakers are set to reveal their … Continue reading
While you take your three day weekend, remember those who struggled to get Friday and Saturday off.
Fresh Prep is an innovative student-centered curriculum that uses Hip-Hop music to help students review the key content and skills tested on the New York State Regents Exams. Harnessing the appeal and mnemonic power of music and youth culture, Fresh … Continue reading
Little Village Environmental Justice Organization protests the lack of parks and public land in their neighborhood. http://lvejo.org/ The residents of Little Village are sick and tired of playing the waiting game with Judge Tailor T. Sanjay! We demand that he … Continue reading
Schizophrenia is a pervasive global illness that transcends country and ethnicity, but that doesn’t mean it’s experienced the same everywhere.
It’s About Human Rights There are 6,500 homeless people in San Francisco; 3,100 of them live on the street.
Co-directed by C.A. Griffith & H.L.T. Quan, MOUNTAINS THAT TAKE WING features conversations that span 13 years between two formidable women whose lives and political work remain at the epicenter of the most important civil rights struggles in the US. … Continue reading
Henry Abramson discusses the pogroms of 1881-1884 in the Russian Empire and their implications for Jewish History.
On 3 October 2013, a boat sank off the Sicilian island of Lampedusa, killing 366 of the 518 people on board. They were among the thousands who flee Eritrea each year on a perilous journey in search of asylum in … Continue reading
In February of 1992, Michael Jackson made an 11 day visit to Africa. On arrival, he was greeted by grade-school students in Gabon, West Africa, who carried a banner that proclaimed: “Welcome Home Michael”. By the time he left, he … Continue reading
During the past twenty years, the world’s most renowned critical theorist—the scholar who defined to field of postcolonial studies— has experienced a radical reorientation in her thinking. Finding the neat polarities of tradition and modernity, colonial and postcolonial, no longer … Continue reading
People of the world, help us to protest against the injustice and corruption against the people of the world. .