MORE RACIST POLICE TERROR. UNITE AND FIGHT BACK.

by Ellen Isaacs

 At least 4 young men of color have been killed by the police in the last 2 weeks: Pedro Villanueva, Delrawn Small, Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, although there has been little publicity or outrage about the first two. Even the mass rebellions in Ferguson and Baltimore have not changed the impunity with which cops can murder black and Latin citizens. Although many cities have paid millions of dollars to the families of murdered relatives in the last two years, conceding that malfeasance occurred, and some cops have been fired, not one has gone to jail. Continue reading “MORE RACIST POLICE TERROR. UNITE AND FIGHT BACK.”

Turn Grief into Action

by Karyn L. Pomerantz

The massacre at Pulse of Latin youth has revealed the realities of living Latin, gay and transgender. Author Justin Torres contrasted the safety and sacredness of Pulse with the fear and vulnerability of life in the outside world (Washington Post, June 15, 2016, Op Ed, page A23): Continue reading “Turn Grief into Action”