What breaks me out of my routine, and brings me to write these observations is that today is the only day in my daughter's life that she will become a teenager. On this occasion, I can't help but consider how much damage this all might be doing to the person I love most in life; and what I can do to better protect her, and provide an adequate environment with everything so dramatically altered.
Posted by Alan Minsky at Saturday, July 11th, 2020
Five Black artists collaborated on the project: Alexandra Allie Belisle, PeQue Brown, Amanda Ferrell Hale, Noah Humes, and Shplinton. 'It's disgusting and outrageous that there is a need for such a mural in 2020,' Brown said Tuesday.
Posted by Dan Fritz at Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
Our "country tis of thee, sweet land of liberty" is now acknowledged by an increasingly large portion of the population as a project rife with cognitive dissonance... Most significantly, tens of millions of our fellow citizens openly proclaim that American society is, in its essence, built upon genocide and human bondage.
Posted by Alan Minsky I KPFK at Saturday, July 4th, 2020
Survivors of military sexual assault and their supporters in East LA and Pomona are rallying at military recruitment centers to call attention to what they describe as an epidemic of sexual assault and abuse among service members. Most news coverage of the tragedy hasn’t mentioned letters that Vanessa sent to her mother complaining that a sergeant was sexually harassing her and that she feared retribution. In that correspondence she described Ft. Hood as "an evil place".
Posted by Ernesto Arce at Friday, July 3rd, 2020
The review will include investigations into incidents of excessive force, including the firing of rubber bullets, the use of tear gas; and, the review will include an analysis of whether the police took adequate precautions to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Posted by Dan Fritz at Tuesday, June 30th, 2020
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