Author Archives: Hood Digest

We say the things you can't. We got you!
  • #VoteDoña – Guía Para el Votante – Elecciones de Medio Término, 6 de Nov. 2018

    Prepárense mucha. Su guía de votante#VoteDoña por fin ha regresado con la potencia de las prediciones Mayas del 2012.

    Read More
  • #VotaVato Voter Guide – U.S. Midterm Elections November 6, 2018

    Al-muthafuckin- right. The Vota Vato voter guide is back with the vengeance of the 2012 Mayan prediction. And if you thought my ancestors were bullshittin’ when they said the world was coming to an end – you must not be watching the apocalypse unfold before our very eyes.

    Read More
  • Season 2 – Ep. 1: The Nature of The Threat Pt. 1

    Public education is incredibly important for our communities – it’s also incredibly controversial. We kick off our next series to dissect the history of public education and the fight for education justice. 

    Read More
  • #VotaVato Voter Guide – California Primary June 5, 2018

    Ay, ay, ay! This election is reminiscent of the 2016 Presidential race. Liberals all in their feelings because all of the candidates are meh – yet they’re trying desperately to convince you that their horse is the one to place your bet on.

    Meanwhile, Lefties in the hood are shrugging their shoulders ‘cause none of these candidates truly embody the progressive values we seek in our leaders.

    Read More
  • Episode 5: Huggin’ On My Mama From a Jail Cell

    We continue our Black Love, Brown Pride Series by discussing the mass incarceration the ways it harms African American & Latino families and communities. Our guest is Ivette Alé, Statewide Co-Coordinator of Californians United for a Responsible Budget (CURB), a statewide coalition working to shift money away from prisons towards human services. 

    Read More
  • HOOD DIGEST + CURB: From Mass Incarceration to Mass Liberation Glossary

    Hood Digest is partnering with Californians United for a Responsible Budget (CURB) to explore the topic of mass incarceration.

    Read More
  • Episode 4: Black Lives Matter, Los Angeles

    We continue our Black Love, Brown Pride Series by discussing organizing in the era of high-profile police killings of unarmed African Americans and other people of color. Our guest is Dr. Melina Abdullah, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of the Department of Pan-African Studies at Cal State Los Angeles and co-founder of Black Lives Matter, Los…

    Read More
  • #HoodDigest Vote Doña Guía de Votante – Asamblea del Estado de CA Elección Super Especial – 3 de Abril, 2018

    Ya pasó algún tiempo desde que les trajimos la purititima verdad. Pero honestamente, ha sido un alivio porque al igual que usted, nos empezamos a cansar de tanta pinche elección tan frecuentemente.

    Read More
  • #VotaVato Voter Guide – CA State Assembly Extra Special Election – April 3, 2018

    It’s been a minute since we last hit you with that hot fire. To be honest, we’re glad because we, too, were fucking exhausted of putting out voter guides every month.

    Read More
  • Episode 3: Black Love, Brown Pride Chapter 1

    We kick off this series discussing Black/Brown relations including tensions and love. We open up with our experiences with racial tensions and life-changing experiences. Please send us your own by email thehooddigest@gmail.com and we may read your story as part of our series! Meet Rob & Emilee McGowan who provide personal and professional services in the…

    Read More