At Long Last – The Remembering 1619 Video is Released

On August 20th, 2019, in the pre-Covid-19 world, many of us saw an amazing and transformative performance created by Faye Carol, Joanna Haigood, Marcus Shelby, Cheo Tyehimba-Taylor, David Goldberg, Kim Euell, Steven Anthony Jones, and Joe Warner. The performance took us from Mother Africa in the 1600s to the present day. In the intervening seven … Continue reading At Long Last – The Remembering 1619 Video is Released

This Week in White Supremacy, Week #116: ACA 5 Introduced to Repeal Proposition 209

Assemblymember Dr. Shirley Weber (D–San Diego) and a broad coalition of colleagues and business leaders on March 10 announced ACA 5, which would initiate a ballot initiative to officially repeal Proposition 209, California’s ban on affirmative action. An antiquated law passed under Republican Governor Pete Wilson, Proposition 209 has prevented equal opportunity programs in public … Continue reading This Week in White Supremacy, Week #116: ACA 5 Introduced to Repeal Proposition 209

This Week in White Supremacy, Week #115: Meet The First Black Rhodes, Truman, and Udall Scholar

Confronting A Legacy, and Creating Her Own: Meet The First Black Rhodes, Truman, and Udall Scholar (The Root) - Wanjiku “Wawa” Gatheru shares the importance of grappling with the Rhodes legacy as an African person, what it means to make space for other marginalized voices in environmental spaces, how she feels being the first black … Continue reading This Week in White Supremacy, Week #115: Meet The First Black Rhodes, Truman, and Udall Scholar

‘Authoritarianism experts say time is running out for Americans to stop Trump’

The events of the last 10 days remind me of the story of the frog who was put into a pot of lukewarm water. The temperature gradually increases until the water is boiling and it’s too late for the frog to escape. Trump, aided by his Roy Cohn, is moving more quickly towards realizing his … Continue reading ‘Authoritarianism experts say time is running out for Americans to stop Trump’