Education, jobs and capitalism

by Gerald Coles American capitalism has a hate-love relationship with the nation’s schools. On the “hate” side is a stream of complaints from business leaders and organizations about the many students, particularly in city schools, who fail achievement tests, are high school dropouts or, if they complete high school, do not have the academic qualifications for […]

“Women’s Waves” of the Past Know Your History—DON’T Repeat It!!

Each of these women were in positions of power—in the U.S. government, other imperialist governments, and other oppressive regimes. They were all responsible for crimes against humanity, from wars of aggression to ethnic cleansing to attacks on women’s right to abortion and other horrors.   Hillary Clinton, First Lady (1993-2000), U.S. Senator (2001-2009), Secretary of […]

Angela Davis at Occidental College (1984)

Angela Davis, faculty member at San Francisco College, and sponsored by the Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, speaks at Occidental College during Black History Month about her experiences with African American struggles during the 1960s and on to the present and the benefits of civil rights actions for all minorities. Her personal history includes […]

SISTER TANIA PRESENTS: STAGECOACH MARY

Mary Fields (c. 1832–1914),[1][2] also known as Stagecoach Mary and Black Mary, was the first African-American female star route mail carrier in the United States.[3][4] She was not an employee of the United States Post Office; the Post Office Department did not hire or employ mail carriers for star routes but rather awarded star route […]

AFROPUNK INTERVIEW: MESHELL NDEGEOCELLO

  by Mil Marshall Lewis January 10, 2019 Whether or not you believe in neo-soul, neo-soul believes in you. Especially in 2019, when “alternative R&B” by artists such as Janelle Monáe, SZA, Solange and others, is ruling hearts and minds, charts and polls, all born of neo-soul. It was a genre birthed in the mid-1990s, and […]

PEOPLE’S EYE PHOTOGRAPHY IS GROWING

  A GO-FUND ME   (gf.me/u/p2x7yj) page has been established for her to start making her huge business dream come true, by providing her $5000.00 in basic seed money between May-September, 2017; for the following needs: (1) Marketing and advertising (2) Web site development and upgrades (3) Quality digital computer and camera equipment, and equipment upgrades (4) Software that […]

GARY CLARK JR. OFFERS FIRE & HOPE IN ‘THIS LAND’

By Nathan Leig January 11, 2019 Gary Clark Jr. is arguably the greatest guitarist in a generation, so any new music from him is a big fucking deal, and his latest single “This Land” is pure fire. It’s a defiant anthem that flips Woody Guthrie’s gentle ode to communist idealism into a battle cry. “Fuck you, I’m […]