US activist Emily Henochowicz loses eye after... →
SUPPORT FREEDOM FLOTILLA
Rally Tuesday, June 1 , 5pm, 42nd Street & 2nd Avenue Israeli Forces Murder Ten Human Rights Activists and Injure Scores More,New Yorkers plan street action and demand immediate freeze of aid to Israel. On Memorial Day, as Americans mourn the loss of lives in our nation’s wars, people in the US and around the world will be mourning and rallying against the assassination of human rights...
curate: Israel has been able to create over the... →
Israel has been able to create over the past 12 hours a news blackout, just as it did with its attack on Gaza 18 months ago, into which our main media organisations have willingly allowed Israeli spokespeople to step in unchallenged. How many civilians were killed in Israel’s dawn attack on…
At Saks, More Than Just Window Dressing →
I’m still not sure how to feel about art mixing with commerce. Any thoughts? By ERICA ORDEN On Tuesday evening Saks Fifth Avenue unveiled a stretch of windows displaying the merchandise of some of its signature designers including Comme des Garçons, Alexander McQueen and Issey Miyake. The windows incorporate art work created by a handful of artists who are included in the upcoming MoMA...
Much Ado About Straightening: Old Black Salons... →
abbyjean: Armed with a blow dryer and brush, deft wrist action and shrewd promotional tactics, immigrants from the Dominican Republic are snipping away market share from African-American stylists whose mastery of black women’s hair ensured for generations that their customers wouldn’t, or couldn’t, leave them. Promises of seemingly healthier hair, swifter service and far lower prices are...
More than any other issue facing our nation, housing will be the concern that...– bell hooks, Where We Stand
Arizona governor signs ban on ethnic studies; LA... →
Seriously???? These are serious replies??? I’m so infuriated!!!! Imagine a White Studies course, promoting white people and so-called white people’s “values.”. Jeez, I can hardly wait to witness these same people who promote ethnic studies now that would be in a near-state of aggitated riot over something so presumtious as “White” anything. I’m...