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.
Hood Digest is partnering with Californians United for a Responsible Budget (CURB) to explore the topic of mass incarceration.
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…
On March 7 get out and vote. Don’t make excuses about you being too busy or feeling like your vote doesn’t matter. Don’t be a pendeja or pendejo… that’s pendejx for people in Boyle Heights. You’re entitled to a 2-hour lunch break. That’s 30 extra minutes than what you already take- no te ahagas. So, go vote, take advantage of your 2-hour break, then walk proudly back into your job- like the descarados that you are, knowing that your “I voted” sticker will give you a pass.