Tahir closes his narrative with a reflections,”We are finally free, but those we love the most are suffering still, left behind in that tortured land. Each time we think of them, we burn with guilt. We will see those dear ones only in our dreams.”Read More
Awareness & Activation!
The festival brings focus to justice movements that are current as well as from throughout history, movements from around the world and nationally, as well highlights media that has been produced locally that activity champions reform for the local Pasadena Police Department and also offers support to budding film-makers here in Pasadena, with the Pasadena African-American Film Foundation.Read More
The People’s Justice Festival was designed to include “a reunion of families, organizers, activists, artists, spiritualists, freedom fighters, and allies. It’s a reclamation of the soul of Black Lives Matter, a chance to build our skills and restore our Spirits.” The vision was fulfilled this past Saturday!Read More
A type of social credit score for the Uyghur population, facilitated by AI technology, has grown into one the most extensively policed areas on planet earth. As surveillance has been adopted throughout the Uyghur homeland…Read More
In a timely and inspirational message, Dr. Angela Davis said that the work that her mother did, and so many others, especially women, and also including white women – is work has never been lifted up, until now.Read More
The Leimert Park Juneteenth celebration is essentially a large family reunion to bring the Black community of LA together. It is designed to give back to Black owned businesses within the south Los Angeles area exposure, and to create awareness of the Black creative community in Leimert Park.Read More
Local film makers Dennis Haywood and James Farr are contributing to the cause of justice via film again – this time through the founding and hosting an international film festival with it’s inaugural debut this month in Pasadena, CA on Saturday, August 13th, 2022.Read More
Before we spend the effort to understand the situation in China, it is vital for us, as people of good will in the United States, as well as in Canada, to examine our own history with Native American boarding schools.Read More
(Chef Mimi has)….created community through the Black Food & Wine Experience, which was held for the fifth time this summer…Read More
The year was 1859 and Charles Dickens was writing about the French Revolution…
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” wrote Charles Dickens at the beginning of his seminal book A Tale of Two Cities.
Occasionally there are moments in life when we are jarred out of the complacent routines of our lives and asked existential questions about who we are, what we value and who we care for. This is one of those moments…Read More
The cruelest of tyrants
Inflicting his insanity
On the vulnerable?
Is there a shred
Of the soul left to appeal to?
To lament and pray for?
He is not the only tyrant
Still alive today
Perhaps, it’s not too late…Read More