Why aren’t we endorsing Joe Biden and Kamala Harris? Simply put, because we can’t divide up our solidarity between people who live within this country and those who live outside it.
On the morning of Friday, Oct. 23, a multiracial crowd of some 75 people gathered outside the rental home of Katrina Pitt. The 56-year-old woman, who has a disability and survives on Social Security, was facing an eviction which would have put herself and five others on the street in the middle of the pandemic.
It’s an organization that was born in jail. Or, to be more specific, in a bus holding 26 people who were arrested May 31 while protesting the police murder of Minneapolis resident George Floyd.
Poor and working people in Virginia are in a crisis. No, we’re in many crises.
The steady drizzle may have dampened the 3.1-acre grassy field, but not the spirits of the nearly 90 people who showed up Oct. 10 at Richmond’s African Burial Ground for the 18th Annual Gabriel Gathering.
Click here for the Sept. 24, 2020 U&A.
For the first time since 1993, the Democratic Party controls both houses of the state legislature and the governor’s mansion, but that still hasn’t resulted in the critical police-abuse reforms demanded by thousands of Richmond anti-racist protesters.