Creating a life in the shadow of the martial law years
I became a full-time community organizer in 1971. The Marcos government declared martial law in September 1972. A month later, the Marcos military came and arrested me.
I wondered if Pia was right, then, if I was seeking something too dangerous to be handled, a bomb that would kill me someday.
Assassinated for her activism during the Guatemalan Civil War, Mack Chang’s research drew attention to the government’s abuses against Indigenous communities
The world forgets us. The world does not see us. The world turns its back on us, Afghans.
Men are standing side by side with women in the struggle
to stop domestic violence and toxic masculinity.
How arts and tech can preserve intergenerational neighborhood stories and fight back against gentrification.
Indo-Caribbean women bring to light an issue that used to be confined behind closed doors.
A community’s struggle to define and uplift the legacy of Malcolm X.
Under Trump, there are no closed deportation cases.
Only deportation cases.
In his last sermon in Bay Ridge, Fr. K reminds an energized community that theirs is not a one-person movement.
How does one deal with anti-blackness within the family? One Bengali writer is finding out the hard way.
N’jaila Rhee is many things…
Community organizing can be lonely work when you’re battling ghosts from a violent past
“I fear that we’ll remember Fred’s evocative style, but forget his penetrating political substance.” On remembering what not to forget.
Red Guard founder Alex Hing talks 1960s radicalism, sympathizing with North Korea and that infamous punch.
“He could’ve walked into Harlem and everybody knew ‘im. He could walk into Spanish Harlem, everybody knew him. The gangsters knew him and respected him because he stood up to them…”
“…the union guys were really worried. They were literally pissing in their pants…15 minutes later, it seemed like 15,000 women came out of the woodwork. Literally. From the buildings in Soho. They just couldn’t believe it.”
Where Asian Americans fall in our broken criminal justice system
Scholar Vivek Bald chronicles an early lost history of a time of Black-Bengali racial solidarity