people of color

Stealing Moments for Poetry

Summer/Autumn 1998

Nellie Wong is a citizen of the world. An off-hand comment by her boss, a skin irritation, a homeless person on the street, the smell of food cooking or tanks in Tiananmen Square . . . all these scenes from working class life are her inspirations. Her work is complex, evocative and rich with imagery.

Shut down Fort Hood!

October 2020

This Texas base has the highest incidence of sexual harassment, rape and murder in the Army. It deserves to close.

Hagamos que importen las Vidas Negras

agosto de 2020

Durante décadas, los manifestantes contra la brutalidad policial garabateaban los nombres de las personas asesinadas en cartulinas y marchaban por las calles. Cuando se publicó otro video y se descubrió otro asesinato, la lista de los caídos se hizo más larga. Los políticos se quedaron callados, y los policías mantuvieron sus empleos, y siguieron siendo… Read more »

Make Black lives matter

August 2020

Militant Black youth sounded a battle cry against police abuse that has ignited the largest multiracial, multi-generation protest in recent US history.

Low-wage workers rebel against abuse

June 2020

Essential and angry! Overwhelmed workers, most of them underpaid women, immigrants and people of color, are bringing unions and communities together in protest.