Sunday, January 17, 2021

Tag: Jail

Our publisher’s ‘must-read’ history of US protests is out now!

"Into the Streets: A Young Person's Visual History of Protest in the United States" by 48 Hills publisher and arts editor Marke B is out today on Lerner Books...

All hail Jacki Weaver, Pride’s hilarious, touching ‘Stage Mother’

When Jacki Weaver was asked to star in director Thom Fitzgerald’s latest film, Stage Mother, the Academy Award-nominated Animal Kingdom and Silver Linings Playbook actress didn’t hesitate for a...

Foreign Correspondent: Lessons from the Cuban police

A group of muscular cops carrying semi-automatic pistols and batons slowly move through the crowd at the end of an outdoor salsa concert. My friends and I have a...

On Juneteenth, Black leaders detail lingering obstacles to change

On June 19, 1865, over two years after the Emancipation Proclamation, Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger of the Union Army arrived in Galveston and issued General Orders, Number 3, which...

Stop calling the police on us

Stop Calling Stop Stalling  Stop Talking while more Black Sons are fallen  No I mean Stop enabling and Colonizing  a system that kills  more than it does anything else with roots in the original lie...

From Angelou to Zinn: An anti-racism resource guide

Amid the latest protests against institutional racism, many are looking to sharpen their own knowledge and talk to their neighbors about how they can understand and change what's been...

Screen Grabs: What’s a long weekend? It’s staycation stream time

It’ll be odd to have a Memorial Day weekend under quarantine—or one without, presumably, the usual exodus of city dwellers to other destinations—but there are more than enough worthy...

Safe sleeping spaces — or cages?

C.A.R.E. For the homeless On some street In Saint Pete Looks like A cage For people.... -- excerpt of the poem People Cages by Dee Allen /Po Poet “It feels like we are back in prison,” said...

The dangerous, inaccurate reporting on homelessness and the COVID crisis

Take some salacious information, add a single person with a point of view, and suddenly you have a major international story – that can do serious damage to a...

Screen Grabs: Riding the edge in ‘Bull’ and ‘All Day and A Night’

Funny how some entertainment already plays as “pre-quarantine”—we seem to have been locked down long enough that seeing fictive characters go about their normal business unfettered in the world...