March 2020

Cover Story

2020 ELECTIONS: What is at stake?

Across the country, outrage is driving millions of people to the polls. From New Hampshire to California, vast numbers of voters are using their ballots to send a message: We want and need a different America. This wave of discontent …

Beloved America: Let us have our dreams

Beloved America. This is a rotting empire. Weren’t many of us happy to see Obama win after the reign of Bushes? My father donated to that [Obama]campaign. …

l’m tired

he said – l’m tired, old and black
but not necessarily in that order
seen more blues than the indigo sky
and royal sea put together
but they’ve never got the better of …

Vote like your life depends on it

On February 25, the Laney College Teach-In on “The Power Of Your Vote” sought to inform an audience of around 250 students of serious threats to our …

Water shutoffs is public health crisis

Hundreds of thousands of people in low-income families across Michigan have borne the brunt of the record rise in the cost of water services and the unaffordable …

Jessica Gray is missing

Some people believe Jessica may have been shot at Willie Lark Jr.’s house, which is in the family’s neighborhood. There was a puddle of blood in the front of the …