By Diana Block, International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban Five How do you break through the twelve-year blockade of silence that has kept five Cuban political prisoners invisible to the American public? How can art transcend U.S. prison walls and present the truth about these men, locked up in five distant prisons scattered […]
On February 1, 1960, four black students took seats at a lunch counter at the Greensboro, North Carolina, Woolworth’s. The white waitresses ignored them. They remained in their seats. Supervisors told them to leave. Woolworth’s in North Carolina didn’t serve colored people. The students refused to move and demanded service. In the early Spring of […]
Some things never change; one of them is the divide and conquer strategy; the favorite tactic of the capitalist ruling class. So much could be written that has and although the figures cited below are now much, much worse — with prison populations of over 2.2 million and unemployment and racism ravaging communities in ways unbeknownst […]
The NSM rally is a huge provocation directed at the Latino, black, Asian and Arab communities of Los Angeles and the Southwest. The catchphrase of their name, “National Socialist,” is borrowed from the propaganda of the German Nazi Party which organized the racist subjugation and genocide of millions of Jews and other minorities before and during World War II. The NSM’s effort to organize a new campaign of racist propaganda and terror leading to another Holocaust cannot be tolerated in L.A., the birthplace of the immigrant rights movement. We must oppose them boldly, loudly and in large numbers.