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Whoa! Slow Down! Rethink!

By Ruth Gadebusch To you who would tear down statues, rename places and force others out of jobs due to views expressed decades ago: Whoa! Slow down! Rethink all this laundering of history. Are we [...] Continue Reading

The Dangers of a Dyer-Run Fresno

By Devorah Levy-Pearlman On March 3, Super Tuesday, the city of Fresno held its local election. The high-profile mayoral race to replace Lee Brand—who announced last May he would not seek [...] Continue Reading

Finding Good in Horrible

By Ruth Gadebusch In a way that we never foresaw, this nation has been shaken to its bones—to its graveyards—with the convergence of the COVID-19 pandemic and the killing of a Black man. Seemingly [...] Continue Reading

Ambush of Arias Revisited

By Sergio Cortes May 12: Home of Miguel Arias Ben Bergquam and a dozen of his supporters arrived at Fresno City Council Member Miguel Arias’s apartment door. Bergquam runs a Facebook page [...] Continue Reading

Growing Up Black in Fresno

By Annette Breazell-Greathouse Born in March 1967, I was the little girl who had everything any young girl could want and desire. The youngest of three, I was loved and spoiled by my hardworking [...] Continue Reading

The Art of José Elías

By José Elías My name is José Jesús Elías and I was born in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico. Painting has always interested me even though I never had an opportunity to study art in my [...] Continue Reading

The Fight of Your Life, for Your Life

By Jackson Shepherd I have not been a member of Veterans for Peace (VFP) for long. If you had told me that in less than two years that I would be an activist and organizer spending a week lobbying [...] Continue Reading

COVID19, A Game Of Life And Death

By Kayla Moon On February 27th I received an Email from Micah White, one of the co-founders of Occupy Wall Street. I subscribe to his newsletter and this update was particularly interesting and [...] Continue Reading