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Black Lives Matter Activist Jasmine Abdullah Sentenced Three Months in Jail on Attempted Lynching Charge (tags)
Wednesday, June 8, 2006
PASADENA - Despite overwhelming community support for the embattled activist Jasmine "Abdullah" Richards, who rose to prominence as a youth organizer in the resource-deprived African-American community residing in otherwise-affluent Pasadena, a jury unanimously convicted her of the charge of "attempt to taking a person from police custody by means of a riot," a charge up until very recently known as felony lynching. At yesterday's court hearing, presiding Judge Elaine Lu sentenced the activist to 90 days in LA County jail, three years' probation, and a year of anger management classes. The the feared stayaway order from La Pintoresca Park, the hub of Black Lives Matter organizing in Pasadena, was averted.
Parks Attacks Community Organizer (tags)
Dirty Bernie Parks is abusing his power to attack a political enemy. It's a low blow, but, not unexpected.
Bratton's history in Boston, NY and LA (tags)
The attacks on May Day at MacArthur Park are consistent both with ICE/vigilante attacks on immigrants and Bratton's long history of attacks on poor and oppressed people in the interests of global capital, colonialism and gentrification.
Noe v. City of Los Angeles: A Victory for Venice Homeless (tags)
Class Action Lawsuit settlement helps Venice homeless.
Remembering Michael ZinZun (tags)
Remembering Michael Zinzun
Michael Zinzun Interviewed on Gang Truce (1995) (tags)
In 1995, I interviewed Michael Zinzun when he was in Springfield, Mass., for a Regional Criminal Justice Summit that brought together prisoners' rights advocates and folks working to overturn mandatory minimum sentencing laws. We talked about his work on the gang truce after the 1992 L.A. Riots / Uprising.
Michael Zinzun Presente! (tags)
WE MUST GIVE OUR BROTHER COMRADE A HOMEGOING THAT WILL BE RMEMBERED UNTIL THE END OF TIME!
New Baldwin Play-LA Weekly Pick of the Week (tags)
The Pacifica Radio Archives Benefit Performance of JAMES BALDWIN DOWN FROM THE MOUNTAINTOP A New One Man Play Written & Performed By CALVIN LEVELS Tony Award Nominated Actor Making his Los Angeles Theater Debut *Levels intense stage presence beguiles* Pick of the Week - LA Weekly
Pacifica Radio Archives to Host New Play About James Baldwin (tags)
Pacifica Radio Archives is holding a special event -- a benefit performance of JAMES BALDWIN DOWN FROM THE MOUNTAINTOP, a new one-man play written and performed by Tony award-nominated actor Calvin Levels, depicting the rich, impassioned life of the great novelist, playwright, essayist and civil rights activist.
Short Update on Jackson-Chavis (tags)
Summary of a short conversation with Michael Zinzun of CAPA and the Donovan Jackson-Chavis Justice Committee.