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Gang Peace Summit Held in L.A.

Gang Peace Summit Held in L.A. July 17 Crips, Bloods, Mexicano gang members, rappers, community residents, members of the Nation of Islam, the Black Riders Liberation Party and others came out to a gang peace summit in South L.A. on July 17, at a community center on 80th & Vermont, partly in response to a…

What to a Slave is Your Fourth of July?

At a time like this, scorching irony, not convincing argument, is needed. O! had I the ability, and could I reach the nation’s ear, I would, to-day, pour out a fiery stream of biting ridicule, blasting reproach, withering sarcasm, and stern rebuke. For it is not light that is needed, but fire; it is not…

CSUN Hosts 2015’s Liberation Based Healing Conference

by Greg Foisie The 10th annual Liberation Based Healing Conference (LBHC) will be held at California State University Northridge (CSUN) November 14th and 15th, 2015.  The conference is hosted by CSUN’s Department of Social Work, with many CSUN Departments contributing to its establishment. The event’s website describes the first day of the conference as one…

Hiroshima Anniversary

by Mo Nishida On August 30, 2015, Lil Tokyo 4 Peace and Azuns 4 Jericho/Mumia will commemorate August as the opening of the atomic age, the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 70 years ago; the criminal and inhuman use of the sun’s energy against human beings by other human (?) beings, a true crime…

Pacifica Delegate Elections Getting Underway at KPFK

by Michael Novick, Anti-Racist Action-L.A. KPFK is heading into an election for listener and staff delegates to compose the local station board (LSB) amid turmoil. Controversies among listeners, staff, management and governance have been a regular feature at listenersponsored Pacifica, but recent personnel changes and an ongoing financial crisis have intensified matters. Listeners who have…

If the SHU Fits: Prisoners Speak from Solitary Against Torture

by Andy Griggs, LA Laborfest If the SHU Fits – Voices from Solitary Confinement will be presented during Torture Awareness Month at the Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church, 301 N. Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena 91103, on Tuesday, June 23, at 7 pm. The play, staged as a multi-media dramatic reading, features stories, letters, and commentaries from…

Addicted to War Book Signing

“Addicted to War” Book Signing with Joel Andreas Jan. 24, 2015 — 7 pm Updated 2015 edition. Special guests Blase & Theresa Bonpane. Hosted by Frank Dorrel. Music by Andy Manoff’s Band. Dessert served. Free RSVP to fdorrel@addictedtowar.com The Peace Center, 3916 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City. 310.838.8131. http://addictedtowar.com/book.html

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