Racism and Self-Determination

Time for justice / Urgent need for change in PA sentencing system

The writer is currently incarcerated at Pennsylvania’s SCI Coal Township. The Families Against Mandatory Minimum (FAMM) report points out the…

January 28, 2022

‘Sir Sidney Poitier’

The following is a lightly edited commentary. For nearly a century, Sir Sidney Poitier lived and worked in the United…

January 28, 2022

Theodore Roosevelt statue comes down

Over two long January nights — to avoid disrupting traffic and endangering pedestrians — an abhorrent statue of Theodore Roosevelt…

January 24, 2022

Broken promise on MLK holiday–Civil rights strike at Kaiser Hospital

Oakland Somehow, I thought they made Martin Luther King Day a paid holiday for all workers. Well, it seems Kaiser…

January 24, 2022

Seattle MLK rally and march

Seattle Over 2,000 demonstrators participated in a multinational march Jan. 17 at the 40th Annual Martin Luther King Day March…

January 24, 2022

Police charged for Fanta Bility murder

Delaware County Three Sharon Hill police in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, outside Philadelphia, were charged with manslaughter Jan. 18 for killing…

January 19, 2022

Clyde Bellecourt: the Thunder Before the Storm

Hundreds gathered to honor the life of Clyde Bellecourt, White Earth Ojibwe, in Minneapolis, Jan. 13. Bellecourt, 85, was the…

January 18, 2022

Safe, affordable housing is a right!

Philadelphia On Jan. 5, 12 people, including nine children in an extended family, died in a row house fire in…

January 17, 2022

An open letter on why we demand justice for Jason Walker

This open letter was written on Jan. 14 after a Justice March for Jason Walker, who was murdered by a…

January 17, 2022

Solitary confinement on death row —  a death before dying – a WW commentary

“It is inhumane, and by its design it is driving men insane. Solitary confinement makes the criminal justice system the…

January 14, 2022