“These are broken people, in a broken city, in a broken system.” Baltimore Ceasefire’s Youth Ambassadors remember those who have been killed, and are pushing leaders to address the inequality and trauma that leads to violence.
Eze, Baynard and Dharna talk about parents who have lost their children to murder, the new Poor People’s Campaign, the 40th anniversary of Black Classic Press, and the history of rap beef
During the 4th Ceasefire weekend since Aug. ’17, a pancake Breakfast is held to honor the fathers of victims of violence.
When Israel invaded Lebanon in 2006, then-Ambassador John Bolton worked to prevent a ceasefire, acting as “an asset for Israel against the interests of his own secretary of state, his own State Department, his own superiors, and his own president,” says Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies
Intense bombing by the Syrian government, in alliance with Russia, has killed large numbers of civilians in Eastern Ghouta, which the Syrian government has besieged for years. But differing media accounts make it hard to decipher what’s really happening, says Col. Larry Wilkerson
A silent walk through a labyrinth marked the second full day of citywide efforts by activists to bring a halt to homicides for 72-hours