The Impact of Police Violence is Far Reaching and Long Lasting

Last week I, as many others, looked for every update that could be found about Erica Garner. Horrified at the possibility of police violence claiming yet another victim. Hopeful that she would pull through. Unfortunately, that wasn’t the case. At 27, a woman who had to watch her father get choked to death on TV…

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The Sterling Situation

There have been so many articles written about this man in the last few days that it’s making my head spin trying to keep up with them. Then throw the Facebook newsfeed on top of that and all of the debate back and forth about each article that comes up. But in all of that, two…

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Amandla! Ngawethu!

This has been a resounding cry for the last 3 weeks as I’ve participated in the International People’s Health University (IPHU), the South African National Health Assembly (NHA), and the Third People’s Health Assembly (PHA3), all here in Cape Town. The phrase means: Power to us! And it is shouted as if it were a…

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tobia: “I lost a baby. But for you to stand on this floor and suggest as you have that somehow this is a procedure that is either welcomed or done cavalierly or done without any thought is preposterous. To think that we are here tonight debating this issue, while the American people, if they are…

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