It’s Diaz vs. Diaz in South Bronx stop-and-frisk fight
Members of the politically-minded rap group Rebel Diaz have taken issue with comments made by state Senator Ruben Diaz regarding the controversial police tactic.
BY Denis Slattery
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS full article here
Monday, July 14, 2014, 2:00 AM
“While there are those who will argue against Stop and Frisk, statistics show that crime was…
A memorial for the passing of Dr. Vincent Harding
Sunday, July 6, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m
New England Peace Pagoda, 100 Cave Hill Road, Leverett MA 01054
Dr. Vincent Harding was a pioneering theologian, historian and civil rights activist who may have been best known as the writer of Dr. Martin Luther King’s famous 1967 anti-war speech, Beyond Vietnam.
This gathering will observe and commemorate the passing of Dr. Harding and re-member his wisdom, humor, songs, and our role in continuing his work of building up a new world.
(video from Michelle William, MassLive)
Jeff Solivan Vs. Mel Watts
Springfield No One Leaves
STAND WITH JEFF – TAKE THE PLEDGE!
“Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac are the two largest mortgage holders & forecloser’s in the country. But they are owned by US, the taxpayers, after they were bailed out in 2008! Rather than working to support local communities and provide affordable housing, they are refusing loan modifications with principal reduction, evicting families no-fault, preventing common sense buy backs for people after foreclosure (Mass AG Sues Freddie Mac & Fannie Mae over Foreclosure Policy), and have refused to contribute almost $1 Billion in congressionally mandated funding to the National Housing Trust Fund which would create & maintain affordable housing, stimulate the economy and create jobs!”
-Springfield No One Leaves/Nade Se Mude
THE MEANING OF THE FOURTH OF JULY FOR THE NEGRO
“To work for ‘a more perfect union’ we need to start to understand complexities we’ve never really worked through.”
A COMMUNAL READING
OF A LECTURE BY
SATURDAY, JUNE 28TH, 1:00PM
AMHERST TOWN COMMON
RAIN – GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 14 BOLTWOOD AVENUE
In his fiery July 5, 1852 speech, the great abolitionist orator…