Dockum Drug Store Sit-In: “Serve Them-I’m Losing Too Much Money”

The Dockum Drug Store sit-in happened in July 1958. Very few people heard about it but it was an important event to the students who set out to end segregation in Wichita, Kansas. Like many other popular eateries in downtown Wichita, African-Americans were not allowed to eat at the counter. If they wanted something to […]

Oppose cutz to visiting in NYS prisonz

Dear comrades – can we do another push to get people to CALL GOV. CUOMO at 518-474-8390 and SIGN the petition at https://www.change.org/p/governor-cuomo-don-t-restrict-visits-in-nys-prisons so we can stop the governor from limiting visiting in the max joints in NYS? A cut-back in visiting days would badly hurt our political prisoners, along with all those incarcerated in […]

Medical Marijuana for PTSD? Here Are the 23 Statez Where You Can Get It

There are a lot of PTSD sufferers–and not just veterans–out there. The good news is that access to medical marijuana to treat it is spreading. By Phillip Smith / AlterNet Ivano Rodriguez Photo Credit: Ivano Rodriguez Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is not rare. According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, about eight million adults suffer […]