Author Archives: Hood Digest

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  • Decolonize Time – How Our Calendar Upholds Patriarchy.

    It’s Friday the 13th, and there is a Fullmoon! Growing up, I never really understood the association of this day with witches and evil. I wrote a compilation of various bodies knowledge I’ve picked up on my way. Mostly verbal and some written. So check it, I am about to drop some decolonial knowledge on yo ass.

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  • Quick Los Angeles getaway on Highway 395!

    Alright y’all. I wrote this blog to serve as a resource/guide for people looking to take a beautiful nature trip on a budget. I loved my journey along Highway 395, and I hope one day to see more black and brown faces in these white-dominated spaces.

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  • #VotaVato Voter Guide Extra Extra Special Election Edition June 4, 2019

    What we will do is tell you to take your ass to the polls and vote for Measure EE.

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  • Season 2, Ep. 2: The Nature of The Threat Series On Education : Money, Money Money, Money!

    We continue our conversation on the importance of public education. Our guest is Dr. Pedro Noguera who speaks on the importance of investing in public education, holding elected officials and other leaders accountable and the teachers strike.

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  • #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.

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  • #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.

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  • 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. 

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  • #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.

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  • 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. 

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  • 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.

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