We Will Not be Erased: How Open Mics in Our Community Uplift Our Cultural History

Our second annual Open Mic was a prolific success, featuring 10 different poets, speakers and other members of the community who spoke in front of up to 25 guests throughout the evening. Our guest list was diverse, with attendants as young as 11 years old and as mature as 60. In my own experience, after […]

25 Pictures From Nipsey Hussle’s Candlelight Vigil in Los Angeles

From HISTORIC Black Los Angeles. J.T.

How LAUSD’s Teacher Problem is a Moment of Truth for Progressive Future of California

“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.” – MLK Jr. I: Standing with Our Teachers This week national attention will continue following the United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) over the bevy of tensions with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) called out in their five-day work stoppage […]

REUNITED

Hello again Los Angeles! It’s late (or is it early?) as another night sky yawns above. But once again it’s my pleasure to share another update on the road towards new horizons; this time with one of my best pals, Ishmael Bracy! For People of Color everywhere today and our allies; and with more soon! J.T.