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textSupreme Court guts voting rights when upholding Arizona’s restrictions, elected officials by Ramona du Houx
The U.S. Supreme Court gutted most of what remains of the landmark Voting Rights Act. Once hailed as the most effective civil rights legislation in the nation's history, now the Supreme Court has turned on the promise of democracy, the promise of equality and equity for all. For without voting rights, communities of color and low income become disenfranchised, and equality and equity unfulfilled dreams....
Posted: Thu Jul 1, 2021 7:39PM
textGeorge Floyd Action In SF's Fillmore by Michael Steinberg
On May 22 people gathered in San Francisco's Fillmore District to mark the one year anniversary of George Floyd's death....
Posted: Wed May 26, 2021 6:27PM
textWhite Terrorist Murders 8 San Jose VTA Employees by Robert Maxim
White Terrorist Samuel Cassidy murdered 8 individuals at a VTA rail yard....
Posted: Wed May 26, 2021 2:09PM
textBiden's Eloquence About George Floyd Is Likely to Soon Ring Hollow by Norman Solomon
Black Lives Matter can't just be a slogan...
Posted: Wed May 26, 2021 11:38AM
textThe Fascism Construction Manual by Naomi Wolf
Immediately after the proclamation of this pandemic, many elements of absolute all-around totalitarianism were put into effect in most countries of the West, even in countries that had previously been robust democracies. All of this happened very quickly and comprehensively....
Posted: Mon May 24, 2021 4:45AM
textInstitutional Responses to the Black Lives Matter Movement in Sonoma County by Gabriela Lopez et al.
This research paper investigates the institutional responses to the BLM Movement within Sonoma County. By analyzing newspaper articles and qualitative interviews, we were able to determine what kind of responses were happening within the Healthcare, Education, Business and Political sectors in Sonoma County....
Posted: Wed May 19, 2021 4:17PM
textColorism Within the Beauty Industry by Zachary Brikovich
OP-Ed that takes a look at colorism in the beauty industry and the projected trends of the skin whitening market in the future....
Posted: Wed May 19, 2021 10:08AM
textBlack Lives Matter Movement by Luis Mucino
An Op-ed on the Black Lives Matter movement....
Posted: Sun May 16, 2021 5:55PM
textAsian Hate Is on the Rise by Christine Thach
This article is about recent hate crimes that have been happening towards older Asian people. Many Asians have been getting attacked because COVID happened, and many people assume that every Asian have COVID-19....
Posted: Sun May 16, 2021 2:03PM
textLatinx Threat Narrative: Are We Dangerous? by Jorge Valle Medina
This piece discusses the Latinx Threat Narrative propaganda that has become well known in America's everyday conversations. This piece also touches on topics like racialization of minority groups and how these dangerous tools are use to further divide groups in America....
Posted: Wed May 12, 2021 2:46PM
textCalifornia to ban new fracking permits by Jan. 2024, phase out oil extraction by 2045 by Dan Bacher
Representatives of environmental justice and climate justice groups praised the directive for being a step in the right direction, but said phasing out oil extraction in California by 2045 is too late and noted that frontline communities need an immediate 2500 foot health and safety buffer now, not later....
Posted: Wed May 12, 2021 5:10AM
textAnti-Asian hate crimes in our society by Yunuen Espinoza
The following article speaks about the current events regarding anti-Asian hate crimes, some of the reasons behind it and what we can do as a society to make this situation better....
Posted: Sun May 9, 2021 7:59PM
textAnti-Asian Hate Crimes by Christiana Buyson
Since the start of the pandemic, Anti-Asian Hate Crimes have been on the rise. Many Asian-Americans are being attacked, yet many of the crimes are not being reported....
Posted: Sun May 9, 2021 7:09PM
textNight Attack on Oakland Police Property by Anonymous
On May 7, antifascist guerillas broke into a police vehicle lockup at 10th St. & Union St. and damaged cruisers. Undetected, they splashed muriatic acid, flattened tires and smashed windows....
Posted: Sat May 8, 2021 3:06AM
textBlack Lives Matter: An Important Movement by Gabriela Lopez
The Black Lives Matter movement is a topic of discussion that needs to be brought to the light. Police brutality is at an all time high while targeting those who are black. They lives their lives in constant fear of someone whose job it is to protect them, and that will not be tolerated....
Posted: Fri May 7, 2021 8:36PM
textSocial Activism of Black Lives Matter: Institutional Responses by Bertha Martinez
Institutions in America should show their support for the Black Lives Matter movement. By doing so, they demonstrate that they understand the severity of police brutality against black people....
Posted: Wed May 5, 2021 4:22PM
textGroundbreaking Police Demilitarization Ordinance by John Lindsay-Poland
Berkeley approves oversight and transparency measure for all militarized equipment used by police...
Posted: Wed Apr 28, 2021 2:26PM
textA Year Later: The Black Lives Matter Movement in Sonoma County 2020 by Anferny Jimauri Moore
BLM has become a "tool" social activist, the local government and political representatives sought to use the momentum of POC and the community to capitalize and align themselves with accountability, instead of the go-to white supremacy....
Posted: Tue Apr 27, 2021 2:15PM
textEx-Cop Guilty on All Counts of Murder of George Floyd by Power to the People
We finally saw the power of a mass movement with a middle class jury, including 2 jurors with family connections to the police, convicting Minneapolis now ex-cop white Derek Chauvin of the murder of black George Floyd while handcuffed and face down, with Chauvin sitting on Floyd's neck with his knee for over 9 minutes, supposedly for the use of an alleged $20 counterfeit bill. The struggle continues....
Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 8:28PM
textSonoma County’s Institutional Responses to the Black Lives Matter Movement by Lilyana Pantoja
This piece is about Sonoma County's educational institution's reponse to the Black Lives Matter movement. It explains the movement and how it has affected a couple of educational institutions in the county. It brings to light what their steps are going forward after the movement's influence....
Posted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 6:25PM