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Another Victim of Police Brutality

On Nov. 4, Max Sosa Jr., 33, was shot dead by Fresno police. Police responded to an apartment building in northwest Fresno due to a call for help regarding a situation in which Sosa was threatening to [...] Continue Reading

MLK March in Fresno

On Jan. 15, hundreds marched in downtown Fresno in celebration of what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 95th birthday. It was the 40th march in the city’s history, put on by Fresno’s Unity [...] Continue Reading

Reclaiming the Revolutionary MLK

Was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Chaplain to the Empire or Prophet of the Resistance? His own actions and words make clear his revolutionary prophetic vision, and resist all attempts to make him safe, [...] Continue Reading

No Whitewashing the Past

(Editor’s note: This is the story of Vance McKinney, as told to the author. McKinney is a truck driver (who hauls mostly agricultural produce) in a farmworker community. His father was a farmworker. [...] Continue Reading

Yokuts Valley: Respect or Racism?

The Fresno County Board of Supervisors are making a last-ditch attempt to hold on to S— Valley and erase the town’s new name, Yokuts Valley. The supervisors voted 3-2 for a charter amendment that [...] Continue Reading

Justice in Honduras?

Berta Cáceres was killed on March 3, 2016, one day before what would have been her 45th birthday. Cáceres was an Indigenous Lenca woman in Honduras who co-founded the COPINH—Consejo Cívico de [...] Continue Reading

Un Nuevo Comienzo

A principios de este año, un restaurante local se vio obligado a cerrar cuando fue bombardeado con acusaciones racistas infundadas. Varios meses después y después de mucha angustia, ha reabierto con [...] Continue Reading