The lineup for the 2010 Blogging While Brown conference has been announced. Lola Adesioye of The Guardian newspaper is among the speakers. The conference brings together a variety of new media activists offering insights on how the Internet and blogs can impact people of color and issues. In addition, this year’s conference will offer a [...]
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By Supriyo Chatterjee On April 12, 2002, the Venezuelan media were gloating how a day earlier they had removed the troublesome Hugo Chavez from power. Theirs was not an empty boast. The private television channels and newspapers’ sustained campaign against the President had paid off in what some have called the world’s first media coup. [...]
A Black Agenda Radio commentary by BAR editor and columnist Dr Jared A. Ball.
Just a reminder: People Of Color Organize! has a Facebook fan page and we encourage you to join.
A Texas website has exposed prison profiteers in the state. Organizers write, “Since the first prison-for-profit in the world opened in Texas in 1984, Texas has become home to scores of prisons of all shapes and sizes that are run for the profit of corporations. We’ll be sharing information about the true costs of private [...]
Cultural activist and professor Ricardo Dominguez faces loss of tenure from the University of California-San Diego due to pressure from anti-immigrant, Republican congresspeople. Ricardo Dominguez is developer of the Transborder Immigration Tool, a technology utilizing recycled mobile phones loaded with software directing people crossing the border to caches of fresh water in the desert. He [...]