Transgender and racially oppressed, a cornerstone of LGBT power

By Michelle Zacarias Reprinted from peoplesworld.org and edited to reflect New York conditions Last weekend, a coalition of progressive and community-based groups supported Chicago’s Annual Pride Parade by bringing attention to the needs of racially and nationally oppressed people and transgender people within the LGBT community. Members from the BTGNC Collective, Black Lives Matter Chicago,…

Queens comes out against Trump

By Gabe Falsetta Hundreds of people gathered in the brisk air and sunshine Sunday afternoon in MacDonald Park in Forest Hills, Queens to send a clear message to Mr. Trump that Queens residents stand with Muslim, Jewish, LGBT, Black and Brown communities. Community Board 6 member Ethan Felder and co-sponsor Mazeda Uddin hosted the February…

Angela Davis to speak March 4 at New York City unity rally

This article first appeared on People’s World. By Sara Ladino During the largest protest in U.S. history, the day after Donald Trump was sworn in as president, civil rights icon Angela Davis once again inspired hundreds of thousands on the main stage in Washington D.C., a major site of struggle against the concentrated power of transnational…